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Fiscal cliff stalemate and DeMint's resignation

December 7, 2012
We look at the fiscal cliff divide, the GOP intra-party struggles and Syria’s chemical wea

Gaza Crisis, Foreign Policy Politics & Black Friday

November 23, 2012
A ceasefire in Gaza, fiscal cliff politics and speeding up a slow economic recovery.
From the Vault

Deficit Deal Stalemate

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November 25, 2011
Newly re-elected, President Obama has to find a way to get a divided Congress to reach an agreement to prevent a fiscal crisis or risk pushing the country into recession. We look in the vault to November 2011 when the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal affecting national politics and the economy.
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Webcast Extra | August 3, 2012

August 3, 2012
Reid vs Romney, Rep Steve LaTourette retires, Chic-fil-A debate, Olympic moments

July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012
Colorado shooting; campaign attack ads; Romney tax returns; Syria civil war

June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012
Immigration and the election; Eric Holder and executive privilege; Greece and G-20
From the Vault

2008 Bank Bailout

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October 3, 2008
The 2008 financial crisis and bank bailouts have undoubtedly shaped the current economy and the politics leading to the 2012 Presidential election. How did the 2008 presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama approach these subjects in their campaigns? Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Charles Babington, Associated Press; John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; Jeanne Cummings, Politico.
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Webcast Extra | April 20, 2012

April 20, 2012
Town Hall discussion in Oregon and Ohio; economic recovery; issues on the campaign.
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Webcast Extra | April 6, 2012

April 6, 2012
GOP vice presidential candidates; women in politics; health care law; U.S. economy.
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