Podcast: The federal budget is broken

Why are we in a constant state of crisis?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - At this point, the Washington federal budget cycle is pretty well established. A stalemated federal government leads to the predictable standoff. Cue the shutdown clocks on cable news, ignore the threats lobbed between members of Congress and await the prospect of “closed" signs at federal agencies and national parks.

On the latest DecodeDC podcast, we take a look at the federal budget and try to answer the question: What’s broken about the federal budget – the process or the politicians?

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