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- The next shutdown deadline is looming as Congress languishes after McCarthy’s ouster - October 4, 2023
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Congress has less than six weeks to come up with a funding plan before a current stopgap spending expires, though the House is mired in chaos following the ouster of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
The chamber has gone into recess until next week as Republicans attempt to sort out who will run to replace McCarthy and when that vote will take place, delaying negotiations over appropriations bills that leaders had promised would be a top priority. Congress narrowly avoided a shutdown over the weekend after it passed a continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Nov. 17.
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