Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's political news.
Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the recent budget battles and the NBA playoffs.
A week after Rep. Paul Ryan released the Republican 2012 budget blueprint, President Obama offered his plan for reducing the deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years. Jeffrey Brown discusses the competing visions with Princeton University's Paul Krugman and the…
President Obama spelled out his plan Wednesday for cutting the deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks with Jim Lehrer about the president's budget goals and the likelihood of getting cooperation from congressional Republicans.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus discuss the battles over the short- and long-term government budgets, including deadlocked negotiations over funding for this fiscal year and GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal for fiscal…
Just hours away from a potential government shutdown, Paul Solman Skypes with two economists on the financial implications of the budget impasse in this week's edition of 'Weekonomics: Our Friday Roundup'.
By Elizabeth Shell
I wrote yesterday about a chat with the former head of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers, Martin Baily, now of the Brookings Institution. Most striking to me, was his suggestion that there could conceivably be an upside to…
Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff and David Chalian discuss the big budget battle in Congress.
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