FILE - In this April 5, 2011 photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. touts his 2012 federal budget during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans are ... more 
FILE - In this April 5, 2011 photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. touts his 2012 federal budget during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans are backing the cuts to Medicare called for in the 2012 budget proposed by Ryan. Those cuts account for a significant share of the $5.8 trillion Ryan claims his budget will save over the next decade. The House is expected to vote on Ryan’s 2012 budget blueprint this week. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 2:15 PM EDT