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This Depressing Chart Shows How Much New Debt has Been Added Since the Senate Passed a Budget

"...unworthy to lead the Senate chamber."

The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff under Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-AL) on Friday released the following chart:

As the chart clearly shows, it has been a full 1,200 days and $5 trillion in new debt since the Democrat-controlled Senate passed a budget.

“The refusal of the Reid majority to fulfill their legal and moral duty to lay out a financial plan for America proves them unworthy to lead the Senate chamber,” Sen. Sessions said in a statement.

But maybe Sen. Sessions is being a little hard on Sen. Harry Reid (R-NV). After all, how can we expect Reid to focus on something as boring as passing a budget when things like Mitt Romney's tax returns need to be dealt with?

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Front page photo source: The Associated Press, this story has been updated.

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