Who are the Congressional gatekeepers to Obama's budget plans?

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

President Obama says he's open to ideas from both parties when it comes to the budget, but who are the Congressional gatekeepers to Obama’s ambitious agenda? The Takeaway talks to New York Times National Desk reporter Jackie Calmes about the committee chairmen who will determine how Obama’s spending and taxation plans will move forward.

For more read Jackie's article in the New York Times, Obama’s Budget Faces Test Among Party Barons.

Guests:

Jackie Calmes

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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