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Congressional Leaders Talk More Politics Than Fiscal Deal

Senate and House leaders Harry Reid, D-Nev., and John Boehner, R-Ohio, traded barbs over who’s to blame for a lack of consensus for a budget deal. Margaret Warner talks to WNYC’s Todd Zwillich about the looming deadline, only five days away, to avert automatic spending cuts and tax increases.

Congressional deal appears unlikely on automatic budget cuts to take effect Friday

Congressional deal appears unlikely on automatic budget cuts to take effect Friday
Jack Markell of Delaware, speaks during a special session of the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington on Sunday. Governors Sunday roundly condemned the automatic budget cuts set to take hold this week, and hoped for a …
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