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Palo Alto, CA

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U.S. Congress passed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government until October. Our curated collection brings together analysis and commentary on the deal, while looking back at the budget crisis so far.

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English


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Budget Deal: Good Enough To Avoid Shutdown

1/14/2014
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The House of Representatives is expected to approve a massive new spending bill on January 15 that keeps the government running until a new fiscal year starts in October. (Morning Edition, NPR)

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Onboard The Omnibus Bill

1/13/2014
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Most of Washington expects the massive omnibus spending bill to pass House and Senate before the week is out, but what do the opponents have to say about the bill? (All Things Considered. APR)

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Examing the December Budget Compromise

12/11/2013
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Avoiding provisions that sharply divide the two parties, budget negotiators reached a deal to fund the government for two years. (NewsHour, PBS)

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A Short History of Government Shutdowns

9/29/2013
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As the chances of avoiding a government shutdown diminish, we look back at the history of government shutdowns, and why the stakes weren't always this high. (Morning Edition)

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