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July 15, 2011

Weekly Show

President Obama predicts economic "Armageddon" if the debt ceiling isn't raised by the Aug 2 deadline. Democrats want tax hikes. Republicans want spending cuts. Gwen Ifill drills down on the facts & fiction surrounding the budget crisis with Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; Gloria Borger, CNN; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal.
 

May 14, 1993

Weekly Show

President Clinton declared victory when his economic program to lower the federal deficit passed the House Ways and Means Committee in May 1993. But panelist Gloria Borger predicts political deadlock in the Senate between Democrats and Republicans over Clinton’s desired tax hike—the biggest the country had seen in decades—that proposed to raise taxes on the wealthy and increase the Social Security tax.

December 22, 1995

Weekly Show

The 1995 budget talks between President Bill Clinton and the Republican-controlled Congress over how to reduce America’s spiraling deficit ended in political deadlock and a partial government shutdown. Republicans were demanding deep cuts in taxes and spending including Medicare; President Clinton wanted smaller cuts in spending and none at all in taxes. Sound familiar?

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And They're Off: The GOP campaign, in full effect

Gwen's Take

DES MOINES – About halfway through my grilled pork chop on a stick at the State Fair, I was reminded why covering politics in Iowa is so different than anywhere else.

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