Search the Archive

Politics: Budget Bill / A Discussion #982870

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 2010
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the yanking of the budget bill to fund the government after Republicans reneged on their support introduced; details given of the request from Senator Jim DeMint that the entire bill be read and the wrangling over other bills. [Senator Harry REID - comments on the decision.] DeMint's December 15 statement on Fox about running out the clock till January and blog responses to how few days Congress members work quoted. Many members shown talking against the playing of political games shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, RedState.com Erick Erickson and Salon.com's editor Steve Kornacki about the politics of the budget. [ERICKSON, BORGER - talk about the omnibus spending bill.] [KORNACKI - links this decision to the Tea Party movement; predicts "don't ask, don't tell" will be repealed in this session; wonders if four or five Republicans will get the START treaty done.] [ERICKSON - calls it a comedy of error and this is how the game is played in the Senate: to slow everything down. [BORGER - says DeMint's agenda was to delay.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:09:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.