Passing the Speakership Gavel and the Budget

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A bipartisan budget deal will keep the government open and paying its bills, but it's being denounced by the right wing of the Republican Party. We hear how business as usual has become a political liability.

Later on the program, black life in America and "systemic" racism. We hear more from Ta-Nehisi Coates. 

Photo: Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after the Republican candidate forum on Capitol Hill in Washington October 28, 2015. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)



Warren Olney