After a split verdict in the midterm elections, a lame-duck Congress under Democratic control will try to complete its fiscal agenda. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn assess the impact of the elections on the prospects for an omnibus spending package, lifting the statutory debt limit, and more.
- Democrats mull debt limit options as lame-duck window narrows
- GOP House Budget contenders stress party unity on fiscal issues
- Budget panel race is on, regardless of Ways and Means outcome
- Biden dismisses calls for abolishing debt limit