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Debating the Debt

Posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Debating the Debt President Obama and Congressional Republicans continue to negotiate a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling as an August 2 deadline looms. Cuts to entitlements are on the table, but raising taxes on high income earners, key Republicans say, is not. What would you sacrifice to get the nation's finances in order? And what happens if a deal isn't reached? Join us Wednesday at 9 on the Sound of Ideas.


Economy, Government/Politics


Paul Beck, Professor of Political Science, Ohio State University
Kevin Jacques, Finance Professor, Baldwin Wallace College and worked for the U.S. Treasury Dept. for 14 years

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