Economist warns that ‘heightened dysfunction’ in Congress raises risk of debt default

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A view of the U.S. Capitol down East Capitol Street at sunset on Jan. 5, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

A view of the U.S. Capitol down East Capitol Street at sunset on Jan. 5, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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