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What’s Congress’s Agenda for the Lame Duck Session?

What’s Congress’s Agenda for the Lame Duck Session?

Winnie Stachelberg previews the upcoming lame duck session in Congress and discusses how the elections could affect the session's productivity.

What does Congress have on its agenda during its lame duck session? Which pieces of legislation are particularly important to pass? How could the elections affect action in Congress?

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Winnie Stachelberg

Former Executive Vice President, External Affairs