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John Cranford

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National Editor of Congressional Quarterly, he has been writing about the federal budget for the last 20 years

John Cranford on KCRW

The lame-duck session of Congress is hard to keep track of. Today's sure thing is old news by tomorrow, and nobody knows how long it's going to go on.

Chaos Continues on Capitol Hill

The lame-duck session of Congress is hard to keep track of. Today's sure thing is old news by tomorrow, and nobody knows how long it's going to go on.

from To the Point

At his press conference today, Barack Obama again vowed to go over the federal budget line by line looking for wasteful spending.

Can Obama Trim the Fat off the Federal Budget?

At his press conference today, Barack Obama again vowed to go over the federal budget line by line looking for wasteful spending.

from To the Point

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