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Congress sprints to meet crush of deadlines

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2021
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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Congressional leaders have been pushing off vital action for months — and a lot of it will catch up with them in December, which begins Wednesday.

Driving the news: Funding for the federal government is set to expire at midnight on Friday. There are also consequential deadlines related to the debt limit, President Biden's agenda and annual actions like voting on the National Defense Authorization Act.

Key dates:

1. Midnight on Dec. 3: Government funding runs out.

As of now, members don't anticipate a government shutdown that could affect everything from...

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