Senate Democrats on Debt Ceiling

Four Democratic senators spoke to reporters about the House Republican “Cut, Cap, and Balance” bill, which passed in the House… read more

Four Democratic senators spoke to reporters about the House Republican “Cut, Cap, and Balance” bill, which passed in the House the previous day. The senators said that the bill would dramatically alter Medicare and Social Security benefits. The legislation includes $111 billion in cuts to the 2013 budget, a cap on overall federal spending in future years, and requires Congress to pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution as a condition for raising the federal debt ceiling. close

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Senate Democrats on Debt Ceiling

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Program ID:
300616-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2011

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  • Jul 20, 2011 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2011 | 4:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2011 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 21, 2011 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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