PBS NewsHour

Budget Debates Focus on Medicare and Social Security

Clip: 12/06/2012 | 3m 49s

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that negotiations over the fiscal cliff were progressing. But it was the administration's demand to give the president authority over the nation's debt ceiling that roiled tempers on Capitol Hill. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 12/06/12

Rating: NR

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