Federal Budget Battles

Federal Budget Battles

Congress is scheduled to vote today on a five hundred billion dollar package that combines domestic spending with war funding. We'll talk about this year's protracted budget battles and the chances of repeating last year's budget collapse.

Congress is scheduled to vote today on a five hundred billion dollar package that combines domestic spending with war funding. We'll talk about this year's protracted budget battles and the chances of repeating last year's budget collapse.

Guests

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"

Brian Riedl

senior budget analyst,The Heritage Foundation

Philip Joyce

Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University

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