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Essential Politics: Can Congress reach a drought compromise before leaving town?

Essential Politics: Can Congress reach a drought compromise before leaving town?

I’m Christina Bellantoni, the Essential Politics host, joined by Sacramento bureau chief John Myers.

The week begins with the ink drying on a major climate deal and Congress racing to fund the government before lawmakers get out of town for the holidays.

Funding to address California’s drought is a major sticking point in the federal spending bill. Sarah Wire found the volleys over water language continued as the...

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