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Congressional leaders agree on deal to avert shutdown

Season 2024 Episode 60 | 6m 28s

It was a swirl of news at the Capitol Wednesday where the top four leaders in Congress agreed on a deal to avert a government shutdown for at least a week. That came after GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell announced he will step down from leadership this fall. House Republicans also made headlines by questioning Hunter Biden behind closed doors. Lisa Desjardins reports.

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