A fresh round of deficit talks starts amidst roadblocks.
Politico: Eric Cantor: I’m Still With Paul Ryan On Medicare House Majority Innovator Eric Cantor can be denying a published account claiming Republicans are preparing to ditch Rep. USA Today: Deficit Decrease Talks Face Roadblocks A new round of negotiations headed by Vice President Biden will begin at Blair Home, across from the White House, even as Republicans and Democrats in the Senate struggle to nail down an idea that could have bipartisan appeal. Those ongoing talks possess the best potential for attracting the wide support that President Obama and House Republicans lack because of their separate approaches.Creigh Deeds, who’s recuperating in the home after his son attacked him with a knife before acquiring his own life the other day, blamed an area mental-health agency for the tragedy in an interview with a Bath County newspaper Mon. Deeds told the Recorder newspaper that the Rockbridge Region Community Services Board, which administers mental-health and substance-abuse solutions, is responsible for Austin Deeds's loss of life. The senator, who was this year’s 2009 Democratic nominee for governor, said it had been too soon to talk in detail about his son's death but vowed to help other family members in crisis receive the help they need, the Recorder reported . Related StoriesGreater evidence-based help needed for depressed employees – New report from The Work FoundationDeaths from avoidable risk elements: an interview with Dr Ali Mokdad, IHMEDISC-1: schizophrenia's Rosetta Rock gene? An interview with Professor Kevin Fox And in Georgia, mental health advocates are concerned about the possible loss of a scheduled program.