Cutting the Deficit

Cutting the Deficit

A new report by panel of Democrats, Republicans, economists and other experts calls for a complete overhaul of the U.S. tax code. It comes on the heels of another proposal by the leaders of a bipartisan commission. We compare...

A new report by panel of Democrats, Republicans, economists and other experts calls for a complete overhaul of the U.S. tax code. It comes on the heels of another proposal by the leaders of a bipartisan commission. We compare recommendations from two deficit-reduction panels and other ways to cut the nation's debt.

Guests

Damian Paletta

reporter, The Wall Street Journal.

Daniel Glickman

senior fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center; former secretary of agriculture.

Jim Horney

director of federal fiscal policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Vin Weber

Republican consultant, former member of Congress representing Minnesota's 2nd district (1981-93)

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