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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Is The Congressional Budget Committee Making Progress?

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, left, arrives at the White House for a lunch with the president on March 7, 2013.  At right, Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray is pictured at a press conference on Feb. 28, 2013. (AP)

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, left, arrives at the White House for a lunch with the president on March 7, 2013. At right, Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray is pictured at a press conference on Feb. 28, 2013. (AP)

A budget committee that was formed after last month’s partial government shutdown is now trying to tackle a long-term budget solution.

One of the big questions faced by the committee will be whether or not to replace the sharp spending cuts known as the sequester.

Politico’s Darren Samuelson joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the next deadlines and whether there are signs of progress.

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