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Tea Party supporters in the House pushed a "Cut, Cap and Balance" program on Monday, demanding a vote even though the House plan has little chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate. Kwame Holman reports on the debt-ceiling stalemate and the Senate's…
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Budget deficit negotiations between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP lawmakers broke down Thursday after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulled out over the question of raising taxes. Judy Woodruff discusses the breakdown and what's ahead with The Washington Post's…
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Gwen Ifill talks to Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, about the state of a budget stalemate for the rest of this fiscal year, the prospects for a government shutdown and what's at…
Both Democrats and Republicans insisted they wished to avoid a government shutdown, but the budget stalemate continued Wednesday after both sides failed to agree on a deal. Jim Lehrer discusses the negotiations with Naftali Bendavid, congressional correspondent for The Wall…
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