What's the status of the budget deficit?

President Barack Obama speaks on the debt ceiling and deficit reduction during a news conference.

Thursday afternoon the government will release its budget deficit projection. Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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Gus Faucher is a senior economist at PNC Financial Services group

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