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Appropriations sprint begins

CQ Budget, Episode No. 320

House Appropriations Chairman Tom Cole, R-Okla., is spending millions of dollars to fend off a primary challenger with deep pockets.
House Appropriations Chairman Tom Cole, R-Okla., is spending millions of dollars to fend off a primary challenger with deep pockets. (Bill Clark/ CQ Roll Call)

House leaders begin a two-month sprint this week to move all 12 of their GOP-backed fiscal 2025 spending bills across the floor before the August recess. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Aidan Quigley assess the obstacles to that goal, the potential impact of Donald Trump’s felony convictions, and the primary election threat facing the new House Appropriations Committee chairman.

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