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Spending Showdown Looms Before Congress

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Spending Showdown Looms Before Congress

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Spending Showdown Looms Before Congress

Spending Showdown Looms Before Congress

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After the first successful veto override in Congress last week, another week of confrontation looms. Lawmakers trying to wrap things up before the Thanksgiving break face a stack of unfinished, overdue and veto-threatened spending bills. NPR Congressional Correspondent David Welna talks with Liane Hansen about the spending showdown between congressional Democrats and the Bush White House.