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Fiscal train wreck ahead?

CQ Budget, Episode 262

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is pushing for spending cuts in a deal to raise the debt limit.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is pushing for spending cuts in a deal to raise the debt limit. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

A partisan showdown over the debt limit and Republican promises to slash spending could add up to a fiscal train wreck this year for a divided new Congress. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Paul M. Krawzak, Aidan Quigley and Laura Weiss offer a preview of the budget, appropriations and tax policy agenda for the year to come.

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