PBS NewsHour: Political Checklist: Voting on a Debt Plan That Can't Pass

July 18, 2011

NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian asks Senior Correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill why the House Republicans are voting for their Cut, Cap and Balance deficit reduction plan if they know it has no chance to pass the U.S. Senate. The team also discusses the possibility that Texas Gov. Rick Perry will jump into the Republican nominating contest.