Amid rancorous discussion around nearing deadlines for Bush-era tax cuts and lapsing unemployment insurance, Minnesota’s Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., makes a case for people struggling in the holiday season. It’s a lengthy speech with lots of number crunching, but worth a watch.
The segment about small business was particularly interesting (starting around 10:00). Are the Koch brothers really considered a small business?
As neither party wants to play the part of Scrooge, it’s looking likely that some sort of deal will be hammered out before Christmas.