PBS NewsHour

Is Brinksmanship Now Our Standard Form of Government?

Clip: 09/22/2013 | 3m 57s

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.”

Aired: 09/22/13

Rating: NR

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