There are only a few weeks left in the government’s current fiscal year. Recently, President Bush met with Senate leaders from both parties to discuss the framework for the spending bills that need to be completed soon. A panel of Congressional observers joins Diane to talk about how the budget negotiations and other issues will play out on Capitol Hill in the weeks ahead.

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  • Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
  • Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."

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