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PBS NewsHour | Members of Congress 'Seem Unable to Help Themselves' in Face of Disapproval | PBS

Duration: 08:55
Program: PBS NewsHour #10220
Broadcast Date: Dec. 15, 2011

Thursday was a day of behind-the-scenes maneuvering and bargaining in Congress, as party leaders moved to avert a government shutdown and possibly end the impasse over extending a payroll tax cut. Judy Woodruff discusses the Senate's progress and Congress' sagging approval rating with The Wall Street Journal's Naftali Bendavid.

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Post Date: December 15, 2011