Congress returns to budget question marks

Tuesday - 4/26/2011, 4:17pm EDT

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief, Government Executive

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It's the budgeting equivalent of killing two birds with one stone. Congress returns next week facing two urgent fiscal questions: What to do about raising the federal government's borrowing threshold and how to pass a budget for the next fiscal year that honors the fiscal austerity of the current political moment?

Hear analysis from Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine.