Can Congress avoid a shutdown?

CQ Budget, Episode 126

Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, and Roy Blunt, R-Mon., are seen during a Senate Appropriations Committee markup in June. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congress is finally back in town after a long summer recess and the race is on to avoid a government shutdown before the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1. Not one of the 12 annual spending bills needed to fund the government has cleared the Senate yet and there are only three weeks to go. CQ Budget has a preview of what’s to come.


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