PBS NewsHour

How Scarce Resources Could Shape U.S. Politics

Clip: 01/26/2012 | 8m 54s

In a time of scarce resources, plans to cut deficits and reduce spending can develop into campaign issues. Judy Woodruff and Tom Edsall, a longtime Washington Post reporter who's now a New York Times columnist and journalism professor, discuss how austerity could shape and define American politics this election year and beyond.

Aired: 01/26/12

Rating: NR

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