Five Things You Need to Know About the Federal Budget Process

Topics Discussed:

Impeachment Update (02:08)

1. Budget Vocabulary (09:10)

2. Mandatory vs. Discretionary vs. Tax Breaks (12:59)

3. Deficits and Debt (16:06)

4. The Process in Theory (20:28)

5. The Process in Practice (23:11)

Pantsuit Politics in the Wild:


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The Process:

Debt and Deficit: