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CQ Now: Why the House May Cause a Government Shutdown (Podcast)

By Thomas McKinless and Adriel Bettelheim and Jane Norman and JM Rieger

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CQ Roll Call’s Adriel Bettelheim is joined by Economy and Budget Editor Jane Norman to map out Speaker John A. Boehner’s options with a government shutdown looming. With more members voicing opposition to any measure that doesn’t defund Planned Parenthood, it is increasingly likely Boehner will need Democratic votes to pass a “clean” funding bill.

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