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Week In Review: The Debt Ceiling Deal24:29


Just days after passing the debt deal, Congress receives the highest disapproval rating on record. Central Falls, R.I. - "A City With A Bright Future" - files for bankruptcy.

And MBTA chief Richard Davey is named Gov. Deval Patrick's fourth Secretary of Transportation.

Radio Boston takes on the week's news.


  • Joan Vennochi, columnist, Boston Globe
  • Froma Harrop, nationally syndicated columnist; editorial board member, Providence Journal

This program aired on August 5, 2011.

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