UPDATED: An earlier version of this story linked only to the first two pages of the five-page outline.
The following outline was provided to 49 senators who attended a bipartisan briefing on the progress of the Senate’s Gang of Six, a group working toward a fiscal bargain based on last year’s Bowles-Simpson commission report. The document quickly spread to K Street and throughout Washington.
Contributors include Senate Minority Leader Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Tom Coburn, R-Okla.