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Sacramento Dealing with a Budget Impasse and a Governor Recall

California senators had the chance to end the 71 day budget impasse yesterday by approving a Republican proposal but it was rejected by Democrats. It called for closing the state's $15.2 billion defic

Sacramento Dealing with a Budget Impasse and a Governor Recall

California senators had the chance to end the 71 day budget impasse yesterday by approving a Republican proposal but it was rejected by Democrats. It called for closing the state's $15.2 billion deficit without raising taxes. 

Also, the governor , who was elected during a recall, is now facing one himself.

We're joined on Morning Edition by independent Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy.

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