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WASHINGTON WEEK

From the Vault: President Obama visits Capitol Hill

  • Aired: 03/13/2013
  • 04:35
  • Rating: NR
As President Obama travels to Capitol Hill to meet with Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a budget compromise, we look in our Vault to 2009 when Obama headed to the Democrat-controlled Congress to garner bipartisan support for economic stimulus. No Republicans supported the bill when it passed the next day. Alexis Simendinger and John Dickerson discuss the effort at bipartisanship.
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From the Vault: President Obama visits Capitol Hill
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We look back at President Obama's previous trip to Capitol Hill in January 2009.
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