Balanced Budget Amendment Alternative

Senate Democrats announced that they are offering a different Balanced Budget Amendment than the Republicans, led by Senator Hatch, are… read more

Senate Democrats announced that they are offering a different Balanced Budget Amendment than the Republicans, led by Senator Hatch, are offering. The primary difference between the two proposals is that the Democratic proposal exempts Social Security revenues from budget calculations. They stressed that current Social Security surpluses should be saved for the retirement of later generations and that using them to balance the budget is not fair to the public. close

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Balanced Budget Amendment Alternative

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Program ID:
78379-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 1997
Last Aired:
Feb 1, 1997

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  • Jan 28, 1997 | 10:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 1997 | 12:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 1997 | 9:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 1997 | 11:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
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