April 8 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about the need to resolve the partisan fight over raising the nation’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling this summer, and the debate over the federal budget.
Lisa Lerer and Julianna Goldman discuss the budget debate and possible government shutdown. Tim Jones talks about this week's Supreme Court election in Wisconsin. Commentators Margaret Carlson and Kate O'Beirne discuss Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan's plan to overhaul the federal budget and real estate developer Donald Trump as a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate. (Source: Bloomberg)