Harry Stein

Center for American Progress

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Associate Director for Fiscal Policy at the Center for American Progress

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The lame duck Congress has until next week to prevent a government shutdown. At the moment, that sounds unlikely.

Will Washington Flirt with Disaster or Punt until Next Year?

The lame duck Congress has until next week to prevent a government shutdown. At the moment, that sounds unlikely.

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