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Stopgap funding troubles

CQ Budget, Episode 292

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is walking a tightrope in trying to find a stopgap funding formula that would unite his fractious conference.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is walking a tightrope in trying to find a stopgap funding formula that would unite his fractious conference.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is walking a tightrope in trying to find a stopgap funding formula that would unite his fractious conference. Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is walking a tightrope in trying to find a stopgap funding formula that would unite his fractious conference. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

With a week to go before federal funding runs dry, a fight over Ukraine aid could stymie efforts to pass a short-term spending extension to head off a partial government shutdown. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and John M. Donnelly outline the battle and explain why efforts to pass full-year spending bills have faltered in both the House and Senate.

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