Federal Budget Debate in Congress

Republican and Democratic staff members on the House Budget Committee debated the prospects of government shutdown and a short-term… read more

Republican and Democratic staff members on the House Budget Committee debated the prospects of government shutdown and a short-term resolution on the continuing resolution to fund the federal government through the remainder of fiscal year 2011. They agreed that a compromise would be reached by the March 4, 2011, deadline; however, Maya MacGuiness from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget predicted that Republicans and Democrats would not reach a compromise in time to avoid a shutdown.  close

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Federal Budget Debate in Congress

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298203-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2011

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  • Feb 25, 2011 | 9:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2011 | 6:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 12:26pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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