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The Breakdown: Spending Freeze Edition

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The Breakdown

Earlier this week, the Obama Administration announced a plan to reduce the budget deficit through a three-year freeze on non-security discretionary spending. On this week's The Breakdown, Washington Editor Christopher Hayes explains the details of the proposed spending freeze and its possible long-term effects on federal programs.

Related Links

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The Atlantic's breakdown of the freeze

Defense analysts say no to the exemption

Washington Post reporting on the announcement of the freeze.

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