Fiscal Policy

Debt Limit Debate

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to reporters during a rally to demand Congress defund Planned Parenthood in the budget that must be passed by the end of September. on Capitol Hill in Washington September 10, 2015.

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The budget showdown: How did we get here?

September 14, 2015, Molly E. Reynolds

Funding for the government is set to run out on September 30, creating the possibility of a government shutdown yet again. In this post, Molly Reynolds reviews how the Congress got to this point, and how the two sides might resolve it. 

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