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GOP’s political edge

CQ Budget, Episode No. 325

President Joe Biden’s poor debate performance and sagging poll numbers could embolden Republicans on tax and spending policies.
President Joe Biden’s poor debate performance and sagging poll numbers could embolden Republicans on tax and spending policies. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The June 27 presidential debate put Democrats on the defensive, led to calls for President Joe Biden to step aside and left Republicans feeling emboldened. CQ Roll Call’s Caitlin Reilly and David Lerman discuss what those political dynamics may mean for tax policy and the appropriations process, which ramps up in the Senate this week.

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