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PBS NewsHour | To Fix Budget Deficit Congress 'Punts' or Jumps 'Off Cliff' | PBS

Duration: 08:30
Program: PBS NewsHour #10438
Broadcast Date: Aug. 22, 2012

Should Congress fail to pass a balanced budget by the end of 2012, America could face serious repercussions. Judy Woodruff talks to the Congressional Budget Office's former director Alice Rivlin and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's Maya MacGuineas about why budget reform talks need to shift to policy, not politics.

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Post Date: August 22, 2012