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Ep. 20: Spending Fights Await Lawmakers, Anti-Establishment Fervor Doesn’t Trickle Down Ballot

The Week Ahead

 

With little possibility of any of the 12 spending bills getting done to prevent a government shutdown, lawmakers return to consider stopgap tricks to fund the government beyond Sept. 30. The question is for how long, says CQ Roll Call’s Ryan McCrimmon. And after Tuesday’s primaries in Florida and Arizona, Simone Pathé reports that despite the rise of anti-establishment candidates like Bernie Sanders and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, primary voters picked the most established of candidates, Marco Rubio and John McCain.

 
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