Transportation Bill Fight Reflects Party Divide

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) hods a news conference to announce that he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had negotiated deal on the payroll tax cut. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/Getty)

The Senate voted yesterday to overhaul transportation programs and keep aid flowing to thousands of construction projects while strengthening highway and auto safety. Todd Zwillich gives the nuts and bolts of the transportation bill and explains the politics behind its delay.  

Todd Zwillich is The Takeaway Washington Correspondent.

Guests:

Todd Zwillich

Produced by:

Tim Einenkel

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