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Washington Week | Countdown to the Debt Ceiling Deal | PBS

Duration: 11:21
Program: Washington Week #5106
Broadcast Date: Aug. 5, 2011

After month of political wrangling, President Barack Obama this week signed the compromise debt ceiling bill at the 11th hour. Washington Week monitored the ins-and-outs of the debt ceiling debate for the last 3-months; from the Biden talks to the Boehner plan; from Cut, Cap & Balance to a surprise appearance at the end on the floor of the House. Here, our Countdown to the Debt Ceiling Deal.

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Post Date: August 5, 2011