President Barack Obama has signed an order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion from federal accounts.
Chris gives an overview of the positive and negative reactions to the debt ceiling compromise. He talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Senator Pat Toomey about which side they are on and to Margaret Hoover about her new book American Individualism.
Chris anaylzes the latest on the debate over the debt ceiling, discusses a restaurant that has banned kids under six, and reviews a lawsuit after a case of road rage.
Chris analyzes the deadlock between President Obama and House Republicans over spending cuts and the debt ceiling. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the state of the team heading into the All-Star Break and gets an update from Joe Piscopo about his club opening in Atlantic City.