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Will Congress avoid a government shutdown, again?

Molly Reynolds, fellow in Governance Studies, explains current House and Senate actions as Congress tries to pass their fourth temporary measure to avoid a government shutdown. Reynolds discusses the hurdles that Congress must overcome and what to expect as the debate goes on.

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