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The Debt Debate Repercussions For The Middle Class07:04

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Many middle-class Americans have been tuning out the debt ceiling debate. However, Wall Street Journal reporter Sara Murray reports that the changes being discussed in Washington will have a profound impact on them.

Murray went to Gloucester County, New Jersey, a suburban community with a median income of $69,000 a year, to understand the how budget cuts will affect incomes and lifestyles of people there.


  • Sara Murray, economics reporter for the Wall Street Journal

This segment aired on July 19, 2011.

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