Jacki Lyden in for Tom Ashbrook
With the August 2nd deadline looming, we’ll take a look at the latest in the debt ceiling crisis in Washington.
A debt deal in Washington may have averted nightmares, but is unlikely to quell public anger or disgust—even if it passes.
Today, parsing the national mood as over a congressional strategy that is not quite resolved. Markets are happier, bond ratings may have been saved.
But political good will has been spilled in the streets of Dodge City at high noon. What’s next though for the 25 million jobless and the underemployed?
This hour On Point.
Bob Cusack, managing editor of The Hill.
Richard Green, professor and director and chair of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate.
Christina Bellantoni, associate politics editor CQ Roll Call.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst
This program aired on August 1, 2011.