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Speaker of the House John Boehner listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington December 10, 2014 (REUTERS/Larry Downing).

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10 ways to fix the broken congressional budget process

August 6, 2015, Alison Burke, Office of Communications

“The congressional budget process is broken and needs drastic reconstruction.” This sentiment, shared by many Americans in the wake of recent government shutdown crises, frames ten new budget reform proposals from Brookings Economics Studies Senior Fellow Alice Rivlin and former Senator Pete V. Domenici.

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