Democratic Senate Agenda

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal… read more

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke to reporters following weekly party lunches about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement. He said reaching a deal on the “fiscal cliff” before Christmas would be difficult. He called House Speaker John Boehner’s recent call for President Obama to outline specific spending cuts a “strange thing.” He defended the president’s budget plan and said House Republicans have not offered any detailed proposals. close

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Democratic Senate Agenda

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309894-2
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2012

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  • Dec 11, 2012 | 5:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2012 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 2012 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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