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Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Negotiations Stall on Continuing Resolution; Funding Proposal Offered by Senate Republicans Angers Democrats; Next Steps Uncertain As Government Shutdown Looms Any hope members of Congress had about quickly returning to the campaign trail evaporated on Monday as discussions of a “continuing resolution” (CR) to keep federal agencies operating beyond September 30 entered their third week.… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congressional Leaders Strive to Avoid a Government Shutdown; President Urges Lawmakers to Raise the Spending Caps Congressional leaders are racing against the clock to prevent another government shutdown and keep federal agencies open beyond September 30. The passage of a “continuing resolution” (CR), however, seemed more likely on Friday with the resignation announcement of the Speaker of the House,… Read More »