Washington Week

Webcast Extra | September 14, 2012

Special | 8m

On the Webcast Extra: The debt ceiling comes back to haunt Washington with a sequester that may cause $120 billion in cuts across the board. Could this push Congress to make a deal before the fiscal cliff? Will the candidates use sequestration as a blunt instrument during the debates? We look back at how past presidential challengers have fared.

Aired: 09/14/12

Rating: NR

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