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White House, House Republicans Fights Over Deficit Reduction

Clip: 12/03/2012 | 11m 21s

House speaker John Boehner wrote to President Obama to reject a White House plan to raise tax rates for the wealthiest Americans, suggesting instead a counter-offer that raises Medicare eligibility age. Gwen Ifill talks to Erskine Bowles about his deficit reduction plan and how it differs from current proposals on the table.

Aired: 12/03/12

Rating: NR

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