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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Clinton and the Economy: Battle over the Budget

  • Aired: 02/19/2012
  • 02:57
  • Rating: NR
Clinton's "triangulation" strategy was an attempt to take control of the budget from the Republicans in Congress. "Once you accept that we're going to balance the budget, now let's have a fight about what we're going to protect," says Clinton's Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers. "That's a fight we can win."
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