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George Zornick: While Congress Plays Deficit Games, Jobs Crisis Goes Unaddressed | The Nation

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George Zornick: While Congress Plays Deficit Games, Jobs Crisis Goes Unaddressed

Congress’s late-night budget deal was overall bad news for progressives. Despite winning temporary protection for entitlement programs, they had to give major concessions on revenue. For the millions of Americans hoping to finally go back to work in 2013, the loss in potential stimulus could be devastating. DC correspondent George Zornick joined C-SPAN to give a rundown on the fiscal cliff deal, from Obama’s press conference remarks to the jobs crisis that’s been largely missing from the deficit debate. 

—Christie Thompson

Confused about what really happened with the fiscal cliff? Check out George Zornick’s breakdown here

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