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CQ Budget, Episode No. 304

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, at left, and Speaker Mike Johnson, center, are trying to pass a short-term funding patch this week to head off a partial shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, at left, and Speaker Mike Johnson, center, are trying to pass a short-term funding patch this week to head off a partial shutdown. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Congress is scrambling to pass another stopgap funding bill this week to avoid a partial government shutdown. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Paul M. Krawzak outline the political and logistical obstacles lawmakers face while they also try to make headway on final appropriations.

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