House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama… read more

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about negotiations between Congress and President Obama on avoiding 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

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

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House Democrats on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

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309803-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 6, 2012

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  • Dec 05, 2012 | 12:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 05, 2012 | 2:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 05, 2012 | 9:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2012 | 1:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2012 | 6:22am EST | C-SPAN 1
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