Reconciliation: Just for Budgets?

March 10th, 2010 by rubenr

There’s been a lot of talk lately about what the Budget Reconciliation process has or hasn’t been used for, and which party historically uses it more.  This graphic from last Sunday’s New York Times does a great job summariizng the most recent uses of Budget Reconciliation.  While the graphic is useful for displaying why or when both parties use reconciliaiton, I found the following four uses kind of striking:

Those are pretty stark comparisons of Reconciliation Use .

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