Carney says he feels sense of urgency on the Hill
By Amy Cherry/Allan Loudell

Congressman John Carney tells WDEL the atmosphere in Washington is different.

Since their return after the election, he says lawmakers feel a sense of urgency to make things right before it's too late and we fall over the fiscal cliff.

"I hear more and more people who realize the good of the country's at stake here, and I think that the pain of doing nothing, which we do farely well here, is greater than the pain of doing something, and so I think that something will get done.

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Carney says he supported the automatic spending cuts before because he wasn't optimistic that Congress would act, but he's since seen a change in tune.

"We need a very sound fiscal plan. I have supported such a plan, the recommendation of the Bowles-Simpson task force. I see more of my member sin here, more of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle willing to do that," says Carney.

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