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Next year’s fiscal outlook

CQ Budget, Episode 261

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., opposed the omnibus and will be key to any spending deal in the next Congress.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., opposed the omnibus and will be key to any spending deal in the next Congress. (Bill Clark)

Lawmakers finally cleared an omnibus spending package three months late, but a divided Congress next year is sure to make fiscal policy even more contentious.

CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson, Aidan Quigley, Laura Weiss and Paul M. Krawzak assess how the two parties fared in the omnibus deal and the range of disputes coming in the new year. 

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