Corn on MSNBC: The Fiscal Cliff Fight


Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn joined the Guardian‘s Ana Marie Cox and economist Jared Bernstein on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir Thursday to discuss the impending “fiscal cliff” battle between Democrats and Republicans. How will Congress reach a compromise if House Speaker John Boehner and House Tea Party members are still resistant to tax increases? Watch:

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