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As Fiscal Cliff Nears, Simpson-Bowles Re-Emerges07:15Download


Simpson-Bowles, the name of the much-touted plan to rein in the national debt, rang out repeatedly during Wednesday's presidential debate. Host Rachel Martin speaks with former Sen. Alan Simpson and former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, to see what they make of the candidates' plans for spending cuts and tax reforms.

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