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Stopgap funding finale

CQ Budget, Ep. 257

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, right, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik arrive for a news conference on the House Republicans’ “Commitment to America,” on Sept. 29.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, right, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik arrive for a news conference on the House Republicans’ “Commitment to America,” on Sept. 29. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

President Joe Biden signed a short-term spending measure that staves off the risk of a partial government shutdown until mid-December. But a lame-duck session after the November elections will be a busy one. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline a to-do list that includes an omnibus funding package, hurricane relief, coronavirus aid and compensation to families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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