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WASHINGTON WEEK

April 8, 2011

  • Aired: 04/08/2011
  • 24:51
  • Rating: NR
With a $39 billion spending cut agreed upon, the possibility of a government shutdown is finally over. The panel discusses why leaders of neither side wanted a shutdown in the first place, and how their constituents may feel. Joining Gwen Ifill: John Dickerson, Slate Magazine/CBS News; Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; and Jeanne Cummings, Politico.
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