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Podcast: Here Come the Minibuses

CQ Budget, Episode 63

Democratic candidate Hans Keirstead said leadership wanted to give him an “early appointment” on Appropriations. (CQ Roll Call file photo)
Democratic candidate Hans Keirstead said leadership wanted to give him an “early appointment” on Appropriations. (CQ Roll Call file photo)

The House takes up its first package of spending bills — a minibus — for fiscal 2019 this week, while the Appropriations committees continue to mark up their remaining bills ahead of floor action. CQ Budget and Appropriations reporter Ryan McCrimmon and Roll Call Senior Senate reporter Niels Lesniewski explain what the summer holds for appropriations bills in both chambers and how other legislative priorities may impact floor votes.

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