AirTalk for October 10, 2013

Is a budget deal on the horizon?

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US House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 10, 2013.

In a press conference this morning House Speaker John Boehner unveiled a proposal for a six-week extension of the debt limit. The White House, in a statement, said congress needs to pass a clean debt-limit increase and funding bill to reopen the government. The conditions of the proposal are still unclear.

What does this mean for shuttered government agencies?  Is Boehner’s proposal a step in the right direction? And if this proposal is accepted, does this mean we’ll see a similar fight in six- weeks?

Guests:

Lisa Mascaro, Congressional reporter for the LA Times.

Congressman Brad Sherman, Representing California’s 30th District. The 30th District is comprised of parts of portions of the San Fernando Valley, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, and Burbank.


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