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Congress in session – and not so lame?

Adam Allington Nov 15, 2016
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Congress might want to pass a spending bill first. Above, the U.S. House of Representatives' chamber. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Congress in session – and not so lame?

Adam Allington Nov 15, 2016
Congress might want to pass a spending bill first. Above, the U.S. House of Representatives' chamber. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images
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Congress is back in Washington, D.C., with a heaping pile of work to do and not much time to do it in. The government only has funding to keep it open until Dec. 9, so the first order of business is some kind of spending bill.

The question confronting lawmakers now is whether to spend big in the waning days of this congressional session or punt to the next.

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