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Washington Journal Program 3/9/11

Season 2011, Ep 20110309, Aired 3/9/11
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  • 7:00-7:45 Question/Newspaper Articles/Phones 7:05-ish On the Phone Phoner HUMBERTO SANCHEZ Budget & Appropriations Reporter Topic: What'?s next in congressional efforts to fund the federal the government, following Senate votes on competing spending bills that were planned for Tuesday. There were some questions Tuesday whether a vote on the Republican bill would take place.'¦ And on the House side, Republican leaders are talking about another stopgap spending measure since negotiations on a FY2011 bill have stalled. House Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy said Republicans are talking about a new stopgap bill to fund the government for two to four weeks. The government is operating now on a stopgap bill that funds the government through March 18. 7:45-8:30 REP. BLAKE FARENTHOLD R-Texas, 27th District Corpus Christi, Brownsville Topic: Senate Tuesday was slated to vote on two continuing resolutions to keep the government funded. Senate Majority Leader Reid has called them '?test votes'? to determine where negotiators can find agreement and compromise on 2011 spending. One vote was on the House GOP proposal to cut an estimated $61 billion and the other proposal by Senate Democrats to cut around $5 billion. C-SPAN Radio's Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. 8:30-9:15 SEN. BERNIE SANDERS I-Vermont Budget Committee Member Topic: Senate Tuesday was slated to vote on two continuing resolutions to keep the government funded. Senate Majority Leader Reid has called them '?test votes'? to determine where negotiators can find agreement and compromise on 2011 spending. One vote was on the House GOP proposal to cut an estimated $61 billion and the other proposal by Senate Democrats to cut around $5 billion. C-SPAN Radio's Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. 9:30-9:40 2011 Student Cam Announcement Pam McGorry C-SPAN Education Programs Specialist 9:35-10:00 Matt Apuzzo _______ Associated Prmoreless

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