Bill Frenzel, visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution, 20-year Republican Congressman from MN, and ranking minority member on the House Budget Committee, talks with Heather Boushey, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, about how concerned we should be about long-term deficit, and how the positions differ among various Democratic party factions.
Extended unemployment benefits expire this week. Heather Boushey, senior economist at the Center for American Progress, talks about Congress' failure to pass an additional extension and the latest unemployment numbers.
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