The Details, And Politics, Of Obama's Deficit Plan
September 19, 2011
President Barack Obama's deficit-reduction plan seeks to reduce the federal deficit by more than $3 trillion over a decade. NPR's Ron Elving describes the details of the plan and the politics surrounding its reception — and its possible fate — in Washington.
The political consultants need to get paid, and that direct mail needs postage. Then there's the website and the campaign staff. These are the things candidates in the upcoming Virginia primary are spending big money on.
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