Shai Akabas

Director of economic policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center

Director of economic policy for the Bipartisan Policy Center

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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Will they or won't they? With no deal, Congress edges closer to the deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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