How politics influences the federal budget standoff
April 5, 2011
With the potential for a partial government shutdown looming, President Obama met with congressional leaders Tuesday morning to search for a compromise on this year's budget. What are the political ramifications of the standoff?
- Steven Smith: Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
- Midday, 04/05/2011, 11:00 a.m.