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Economy and Politics: Budget Cuts #1039961

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 03, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The growing anxiety over who will be affected by the budget cuts introduced.

(White House: Peter Alexander) The issue of the politics of the sequester examined; details given about the impact on the defense industry and the coming budget battle on funding the government. [Two Virginia WORKERS, Alabama WORKER - comment.] [In NBC interview, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER; Senator Mitch McCONNELL - blame President Obama.] [National Economic Council director Gene SPERLING†- hopes Republicans will compromise.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: John Harwood) The deep philosophic divide between Republicans and Democrats, what may happen on other issues and why this debate may come back discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Alexander, Peter;
Harwood, John

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