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America's Neverending Budget Battle: Raising the Debt Limit and Other Budget Mischief by Lame Ducks

Romina Boccia Economics, Another sad chapter.  Congress is up to no good. Lawmakers passed a continuing resolution before the end of the fiscal year that will fund the government only until Dec. 9. This means Congress most likely will enact another spending package in a lame-duck session, with the strong temptation to bust the budget yet again. With a $600 billion deficit already projected for fiscal year 2017, which began Oct.
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