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Ep. 16: Big Issues Left Unresolved by a Dysfunctional Congress

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Congress is going on a seven-week summer break without resolving critical issues from funding the government beyond Sept. 30 to paying for a response to the Zika virus. “There is no agreement yet on a fiscal 2017 plan,’’ says CQ Roll Call’s Budget & Economy Editor Jane Norman. Along with Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim, Norman talks about the issues that have created the gridlock and the Band-Aid plans that may be used in September to avert a government shutdown in a highly charged election year.

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