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Weekly Wrap

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Kai Ryssdal Jan 19, 2018
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The U.S. Capitol is seen as lawmakers work to avert a government shutdown today in Washington, D.C. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
Weekly Wrap

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Kai Ryssdal Jan 19, 2018
The U.S. Capitol is seen as lawmakers work to avert a government shutdown today in Washington, D.C. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
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Sudeep Reddy from Politico and Catherine Rampell from the Washington Post join us to talk about this week’s economic and business news. After what seems like a deluge of never-ending stopgaps, Congress has just a few hours to vote on a budget to fund the government for fiscal year 2018. We discuss why partisan, intragovernmental dynamics have led to a potential shutdown. We also talk about what a debt ceiling vote next month could mean for the country, economy and the greater global market. Then, is it time to start talking about the Trump economy on a net positive basis?  

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