Washington Week

From the Vault: May 14, 1993

07/18/2011 | 5m 50s

President Clinton declared victory when his economic program to lower the federal deficit passes 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.

Aired: 07/18/11

Rating: NR

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