The nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services bowed out Tuesday over tax missteps, as did another Obama pick.
Democrats (not to mention Republicans) won’t roll over on economic recovery.
The budget deficit doubled in the past year, escalating the finger-pointing in Congress.
Republicans and Democrats want to add measures that could lead to a Bush veto.
At stake are competing visions of how to restore fiscal stability and ward off a recession.
His $3.1 trillion budget would be the largest ever.