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Podcast: House-Senate Tussle Over Spending Bills

CQ Budget, Episode 62

The Capitol. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
The Capitol. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawmakers know how much money they can have for the 12 spending bills but the House wants to give a huge chunk of it for Homeland Security, leaving no room for any increase to the Labor-HHS-Education bill, says CQ Budget and Appropriations editor Peter Cohn. He adds that the spending bill could even see huge cuts if the proposed $15 billion package to claw back money already allocated passes.

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