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Is Brinksmanship Now Our Standard Form of Government?

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Just eight days remain before the federal government will shut down if Congress fails to pass a new budget. New York Times Congressional correspondent Jeremy Peters explores the many rifts that make compromise seem nearly impossible. Peters said one thing he has learned is to “stop prognosticating about what Congress will do.”

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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