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Debt Limit Increase
The Trump-Democratic Fiscal Deal Puts The Lid Back On A Boiling Pot
Trump’s fiscal deal with Democrats really just put off a manufactured crisis. The problems the GOP faces in enacting a tax bill haven’t gone away.
7 Big Questions About What Congress Will Do in September
The big storm in Texas and Louisiana has improved the visibility in Washington — but there’s still a lot to do and little time to do it.
Need for Quick Harvey Funding Could Screw Up Plans for a Huge Fiscal Package
It initially appeared Harvey funding would be a protective cloak for other must-pass fiscal bills. But with FEMA money running out, the timing’s off.
Disaster Money May Give Congress a Way Out of Its Fiscal Crisis
With disaster funding for Texas becoming the ultimate must-pass legislation, Congress could use it as a way out of September’s fiscal crisis.
Bannon on the Outside Could Be Even More Dangerous
While Bannon’s rivals in the administration will be happy to see him go, he could cause the White House immense problems as a free agent.
GOP Struggles to Secure a ‘Clean’ Debt-Limit Increase
In theory everybody in Congress favors a straightforward debt-limit increase. But side deals and other complications loom large.