The Madeleine Brand Show for December 15, 2011

Congress comes to tentative agreement on $1 trillion spending bill

Speaker Boehner Speaks To Press After House GOP Meeting

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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to reporters during media availability at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 30, 2011, in Washington, DC. On Thursday morning, Congress has come to a tentative agreement on a House Republican-proposed $1 trillion spending bill.

Despite threats Wednesday night to shut down the government, Congress appeared to come to a tentative agreement Thursday morning on a $1 trillion spending bill. David Mark, senior editor at, joins Madeleine to discuss the details.


David Mark, senior editor,

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