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Omnibus spending talks heat up

CQ Budget, Episode 259

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is considered a "hard no" on a bipartisan omnibus spending package.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is considered a "hard no" on a bipartisan omnibus spending package. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

After weeks of inaction, top appropriators and congressional leaders began making headway on a bipartisan deal that would pave the way for an overdue omnibus spending package, but big sticking points remain. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Paul M. Krawzak outline the state of negotiations and discuss prospects for raising the debt limit and the fate of a proposed earmarks ban.

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