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Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) denounces the House Republicans "Cut, Cap, and Balance Act" in Washington. (AP)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) denounces the House Republicans "Cut, Cap, and Balance Act" in Washington. (AP)

President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are negotiating a deal with around $3-trillion in savings over the next decade, but no apparent provisions to raise taxes.

But, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) told the Washington Post that when "we heard these reports of... mega-trillion-dollar cuts with no revenues, it was like Mount Vesuvius... Many of us were Volcanic."

Guest:

  • Gail Chaddock, Christian Science Monitor congressional correspondent

This segment aired on July 22, 2011.

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