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Newly re-elected, President Obama has to find a way to get a divided Congress to reach an agreement to prevent a fiscal crisis or risk pushing the country into recession. We look in the vault to November 2011 when the the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal affecting national politics and the economy.
Major corporate funding for WASHINGTON WEEK is provided by Prudential Financial and Boeing, with additional funding from The Newman's Own Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS Viewers.
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