The Week in Debt (VIDEO)

07/12/2011 05:58 pm ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

Why not put the debt ceiling hikes on autopilot just as Congress does with its own salary increases? They don't mind doing that without a showdown vote. President Obama's entitlement reform proposal might help him show independent voters he's a deficit hawk, but it sure doesn't help congressional Democrats planning to rally the base by bludgeoning the GOP for voting to privatize Medicare. A few of the topics discussed in this clip with Keith Olbermann on Current TV.

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