Senate Democratic Agenda

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,”… read more

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches.*He talked about the “fiscal cliff,” and said that any deal to avert the fiscal cliff would have to include increasing the debt ceiling.*

“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.*"Sequestration," a legal procedure in which automatic budget cuts are triggered, was part of the Budget Control Act of 2011. close

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Program ID:
309646-2
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2012

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  • Nov 27, 2012 | 3:40pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 27, 2012 | 5:28pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 2012 | 7:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2012 | 10:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 2012 | 2:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 2012 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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