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Congress in Election-Year Deadlock

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Congress in Election-Year Deadlock

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Congress in Election-Year Deadlock

Congress in Election-Year Deadlock

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As members of Congress head home for their spring break, they have little to tout in the way of legislative success. A pattern has developed: Republicans propose legislation, Democrats attach amendments that win support from moderate Republicans, and the Republican leadership pulls the bills before a vote, apparently out of deference to the White House. Hear NPR's Howard Berkes and NPR's David Welna.

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