Congress is scheduled to vote today on a five hundred billion dollar package that combines domestic spending with war funding. We’ll talk about this year’s protracted budget battles and the chances of repeating last year’s budget collapse.


  • Philip Joyce Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
  • Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
  • Brian Riedl senior budget analyst,The Heritage Foundation


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