“‘ Senate Republicans are putting down a marker with their budget blueprint, one day after the House GOP unveiled a 10-year plan that boosts the military, makes deep cuts in social programs and targets President Barack Obama’s laws on health care and financial reforms. Slated for release Wednesday afternoon, the GOP senators’ companion measure contains greater cost cuts to Medicare “‘ $431 billion over the coming decade, which matches Obama’s savings if not his policies “‘ but doesn’t call for the dramatic transformation of the program for future beneficiaries that House Republicans are pushing.