Gun Control and the Fiscal Cliff

Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the elementary school shooting… read more

Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) talked about the status of “fiscal cliff” negotiations, the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, and gun control issues. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communication.

“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.

Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 18, 2012

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  • Dec 18, 2012 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 18, 2012 | 8:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2012 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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