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Showdown on the border

CQ Budget, Episode No. 302

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., delayed the holiday recess to try to reach a border security deal for a war funding package.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., delayed the holiday recess to try to reach a border security deal for a war funding package. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The Senate is staying in town in hopes of passing a war funding and border security package by Christmas, but the politics of immigration pose a major stumbling block. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and John M. Donnelly assess the chances of a bipartisan deal and the obstacles that lie ahead for passage.

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