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Budget: Debt Ceiling / A Discussion #998581

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the status of Speaker of the House John Boehner's bill and the opposition to the bill from the Tea Party noted; scenes shown of a Tea Party rally. [With Laura Ingraham, BOEHNER - says it is time to do what is doable.] [Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark MECKLER†, Senators Jim DeMINT, Rand PAUL - oppose compromise.] A "Wall Street Journal" editorial quoted. [Senator John McCAIN - criticizes the party.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Democratic strategist James Carville and Republican strategist former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about the budget debate. [CARVILLE - says the Tea Party members are being to true to what they said they would do; outlines what the Democrats should do since the Republicans will not accept any changes.] [FLEISCHER - says the senior members welcome the pressure to cut spending; calls it a political calamity for one party or the other depending on what happens to the Boehner plan; criticizes President Obama for increasing spending.]

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