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Political Checklist: Obama Unveils Plan GOP Calls Class...

Clip: 09/19/2011 | 7m 49s

President Obama unveiled his new recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on deficit reduction today - a $3 trillion package that would increase taxes on the wealthy and make some changes to entitlement programs. Gwen Ifill and David Chalian sort out the politics behind what is likely to be the major campaign issues in 2012 - jobs, spending and the economy.

Aired: 09/19/11

Rating: NR

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