Three Unresolved Issues Congress Must Address

December 8, 2021
As the year winds down, Congress and the president must make decisions on key issues with potential long-term impact on the markets and economy.

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In this year-end episode of WashingtonWise, Mike Townsend takes a hard look at three big issues facing Congress and the president: raising the debt ceiling to keep the U.S. from defaulting on its debts, decisions on the Build Back Better Act with far-reaching implications for climate change and the social safety net, and major changes ahead for the makeup of the Federal Reserve that could impact the direction of the economy for years to come.

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