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As Shutdown Deadline Nears, Lawmakers 'Can't Agree What...

  • Aired: 04/07/2011
  • 15:08
  • Rating: E
For the third time in three days, President Obama met with congressional leaders but failed to reach a budget agreement to avoid a government shutdown. Jim Lehrer talks to The Wall Street Journal's Naftali Bendavid and Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe about continuing budget brinksmanship that has Democrats and Republicans worried.
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