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Can the UK learn from US cuts?

The government is spending more money than it has, and both of the main parties are promising cuts. But nobody dares spell out where it is going to hurt. During the election campaign Kevin Connolly will be reporting for us from around the UK. But today he is still in the US, reporting from New Jersey, the state with the worst deficit in America and where the recently-elected conservative governor will deliver his first budget later today.

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