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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- MacGuineas, Maya President Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
- Smythe, Austin Majority Staff Director Budget
- Streitfeld, Linda Topping Director National Press Foundation->Programs
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