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Congress struggles to agree on funding as November deadline looms

CQ Budget, Ep. 132

Fall leaves blanket the lawn on the east side of the Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Fall leaves blanket the lawn on the east side of the Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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Congress needs to reach agreement on a second continuing resolution before funding runs out on Nov. 21 to avoid a partial government shutdown. But that deadline is going to be difficult to meet. Senior budget reporter Paul M. Krawzak joins the podcast this week to explain where the funding process is now, how the timeline could unfold and the policy issues that continue to split the House and the Senate.

 

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