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War funding makes headway

CQ Budget, Episode No. 308

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a war funding package that many in his conference have resisted.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a war funding package that many in his conference have resisted. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The Senate appeared on a glide path toward passing a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of stalemate over efforts to better secure the U.S. southern border. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn assess the prospects for the long-stalled aid package and the obstacles that still lie ahead.

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