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PBS NEWSHOUR

To Fix Budget Deficit Congress 'Punts' or Jumps 'Off Cliff'

  • Aired: 08/22/2012
  • 08:29
  • Rating: E
Should Congress fail to pass a balanced budget by the end of 2012, America could face serious repercussions. Judy Woodruff talks to the Congressional Budget Office's former director Alice Rivlin and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Maya MacGuineas about why budget reform talks need to shift to policy, not politics.
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Congress Will Decide to 'Punt Again' or 'Jump Off Cliff' to Fix Budget Deficit
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