CQ Budget

CQ Roll Call’s budget tracker David Lerman explains how lawmakers in Congress spend the nation’s money.

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Government
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Spending cuts standoff
22 min
52
GOP's budget attack
31 min
53
Dissecting Biden's budget
23 min
54
Preparing for budget release
23 min
55
The politics of Medicare funding
17 min
56
Gloomy fiscal forecast
29 min
57
Battle lines drawn
21 min
58
Appropriations power shifts
22 min
59
CQ Budget: Debt limit strategy
23 min
60
Two fiscal brawls ahead
24 min
61
Fiscal train wreck ahead?
25 min
62
Next year's fiscal outlook
29 min
63
Omnibus showdown
25 min
64
Political Theater: ‘The Corridors of Power’ sho...
26 min
65
Omnibus Spending Talks Heat Up
26 min
66
Lame-duck fiscal agenda
27 min
67
Stopgap funding finale
25 min
68
Final countdown
19 min
69
Spending talks morass
24 min
70
Obstacles to stopgap funding
23 min
71
A win for Democrats
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Laura Weiss and Paul M. Krawzak examine passage of the climate, health and tax package.
29 min
72
Democrats unite
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn outline the changes that led to a revised version of the health, climate and tax package.
27 min
73
Joe Manchin's 180
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Lindsey McPherson and Laura Weiss examine a surprise change of heart from Joe Manchin, putting a revamped "Build Back Better" plan back on the table.
32 min
74
Microchips and drug pricing
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Lauren Clason
26 min
75
`Build Back Better' unravels
Sen. Joe Manchin III no longer supporting climate provisions or higher taxes as part of any budget reconciliation package.
27 min