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
1
Appropriations power shifts
22 min
2
CQ Budget: Debt limit strategy
23 min
3
Two fiscal brawls ahead
24 min
4
Fiscal train wreck ahead?
25 min
5
Next year's fiscal outlook
29 min
6
Omnibus showdown
25 min
7
Political Theater: ‘The Corridors of Power’ sho...
26 min
8
Omnibus Spending Talks Heat Up
26 min
9
Lame-duck fiscal agenda
27 min
10
Stopgap funding finale
25 min
11
Final countdown
19 min
12
Spending talks morass
24 min
13
Obstacles to stopgap funding
23 min
14
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
15
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
16
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
17
Microchips and drug pricing
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Lauren Clason
26 min
18
`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
19
Crunch time for Democratic agenda
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn examine the legislative options for what could be a chaotic and unpredictable July work session on Capitol Hill.
25 min
20
Military budget set to swell
Peter Cohn and John M. Donnelly discuss the fiscal 2023 Pentagon budget.
26 min
21
Defense spending battle lines
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain the new battle lines over defense spending that could stall appropriations.
24 min
22
Appropriations kickoff
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Paul M. Krawzak outline what lies ahead for appropriators and assess the latest effort to resurrect a "Build Back Better" reconciliation package.
21 min
23
UFO's in budget projections
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn analyze the latest fiscal and economic projections and explain what they might mean for future spending and tax policy.
25 min
24
Pandemic aid derailment
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Lindsey McPherson assess the prospects for any future aid attempt.
25 min
25
Senate fumble on Ukraine aid
CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain the cause of the holdup a $40 billion Ukraine aid measure and what it may mean for pandemic-related funding bills waiting in the wings.
24 min