President Bush Presents His 2008 Budget

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President Bush's latest budget is a staggering $2.9 trillion, with one fifth--$624 billion--for the military. Among his priorities are restraining Medicare, Medicaid and other domestic entitlement programs, maintaining efforts to stabilize Iraq and balancing the budget within five years.  Jodi Schneider is Economics Editor for Congressional Quarterly.

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Guest:
Jodi Schneider - Congressional Quarterly

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Frances Anderton, Dan Konecky