Podcast: Unpacking This Year’s Version of the Budget Mess

Roll Call Decoder, Episode 1

Tourists file past the statue of George Washington in the Capitol Rotunda on Jan. 8. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The amounts of money are enormous, the congressional system is complex and the politics of spending have broken down yet again. How better to debut the Roll Call Decoder podcast than with CQ appropriations reporter Kellie Mejdrich untangling the fiscal meltdown? 

Show Notes: 

Crimes and Bombs, Not Bills, Likely to Dominate Hill Attention

Topic for Debate: Time to End Congressional Debates?


The GOP Is Anxious to Be Productive: 4 Takeaways From the 2018 Congressional Calendar 


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