NPR Coverage Of President Obama's Statement On Spending Cuts

This afternoon, President Obama will make a statement in the White House briefing room about the nation's finances. The administration and Congress face a March 1 deadline for mandated cuts in spending. The White House says the President will make some proposals on spending cuts.

Jennifer Ludden will be hosting live both before and after the event. She'll be joined by Senior Washington Editor, Ron Elving, White House Correspondent Mara Liasson, and Congressional Correspondent, Tamara Keith.


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