Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for comments on House Republicans' counter-proposal to President Obama to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”… read more

Telephone lines were open for comments on House Republicans' counter-proposal to President Obama to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”

“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 agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Open Phones

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309773-5
Category:
Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 4, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 14, 2012

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  • Dec 04, 2012 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 04, 2012 | 5:22pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 04, 2012 | 8:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2012 | 1:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 2012 | 3:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
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