Charles Konigsberg

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Founder and editor of US Budget Alert; he was the assistant director of the Budget Office during the Clinton administration and served as General Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee

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The government will be reopened and the debt limit raised if Senate leaders get their way, and if Speaker Boehner allows a vote in the House.

Is Congress Stepping Away from the Brink?

The government will be reopened and the debt limit raised if Senate leaders get their way, and if Speaker Boehner allows a vote in the House.

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