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Spending talks morass

CQ Budget, Ep. 255

Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., talks with reporters in the Capitol on Sept. 14.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., talks with reporters in the Capitol on Sept. 14. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Negotiations on a short-term measure to avoid a partial government shutdown next month have stalled, as disputes over environmental permitting, coronavirus aid, disaster relief and more create obstacles to a deal. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline the sticking points and a likely path to resolution.

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