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Spending battle preview

CQ Budget, Episode No. 289

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is caught between competing GOP factions in a battle over spending priorities.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is caught between competing GOP factions in a battle over spending priorities. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congress set the stage for a chaotic September session, with the House and Senate on a collision course over appropriations and the risk of a partial government shutdown already being assessed. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Aidan Quigley sum up the state of the appropriations process to date and the challenges awaiting lawmakers this fall.

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