Congress Turns Focus to Budget

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate this week take up the $3 trillion budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The budget resolutions being debated set tax and spending priorities for the next five years.

Brian Naylor talks to Renee Montagne about what lawmakers will be looking to cut from or add to the election-year budget.



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