House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., presides over a markup session where House Republicans are are pressing ahead with a slashing plan to try to balance the budget within 10 years,... more 
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., presides over a markup session where House Republicans are are pressing ahead with a slashing plan to try to balance the budget within 10 years, relying on big decreases in health care programs for the middle class and the poor, as well as tax hikes and Medicare cuts engineered by President Barack Obama. Ryan is flanked by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., right, the ranking member, and Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, lower left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 1:54 PM EDT