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Congress Battles Over Medicare, Energy Bills

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Congress Battles Over Medicare, Energy Bills

Congress Battles Over Medicare, Energy Bills

Congress Battles Over Medicare, Energy Bills

Only Available in Archive Formats.

At the end of last week, Senate opponents blocked Congress from putting the final touches on the controversial energy bill. Meanwhile, a $400-billion Medicare reform and prescription proposal seemed to grab the most attention over the weekend, with both houses of Congress looking for a resolution. NPR's Tavis Smiley discusses the battle in Congress with Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA).