By Jordan Fabian - 11/11/10 08:54 PM EST
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), a key centrist, championed the report Thursday, but liberal Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) condemned it, saying it proposes draconian cuts to Social Security and could hurt the middle class.
Reid's counterpart in the House, outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) labeled the report "simply unacceptable."
Republican leaders have also taken heat from their base over the report's proposed tax hikes, and GOP lawmakers have generally been tight-lipped on its contents.
--Cross-posted from Blog Briefing Room.