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Question of the Week: The Federal Budget and Personal Finance

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

To solicit public opinion from around the country, the Commission on Political Reform (CPR) will propose a series of questions ahead of each of the national conversations. At these events, CPR will aggregate comments and questions from the social web and incorporate them into the program in real time.


The House and Senate are discussing competing visions for the federal budget this week. Do you follow the budget news coming from Washington? How does the federal budget affect the decisions you make about your family’s finances?

Please post your thoughts in the comments below. You can also tweet to us at @BPC_Bipartisan using the #EngageUSA hashtag or leave a message on our Facebook wall.

Previous Questions

Has the rise of partisanship made it harder or easier for you to discuss politics and public policy issues with family, friends or colleagues?

Are you more likely to vote for a candidate who pledges to work across the aisle or one who adheres strictly to a single ideology?

Americans agree extreme partisanship in Washington is a problem; but how deep are the political and cultural divisions within America as a whole and does the division in Washington reflect the true make-up of the country?

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