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Washington Week

Episode #4245

Moderator: Gwen Ifill. President Bush continues to push for his tax cut while the Senate tries to craft a plan the moderates can support. Alan Murray of CNBC has the story. The 2004 presidential candidates are off and running. Karen Tumulty of Time magazine brings us up to date and looks ahead. The U.S. ambassador plans to introduce a resolution at the United Nations to lift sanctions on Iraq. Doyle McManus of the Los Angeles Times explains the proposal's chances for approval in the Security Council. Democrats in the Senate have been blocking approval of two particularly controversial judicial nominees. Joan Biskupic of USA Today analyzes the full record on Bush's appointments to the bench. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Gwen Ifill hosts.

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