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CQ on Congress

May 18, 2016

Both the House and the Senate are considering emergency bills to combat the Zika virus that the Obama administration says is the next big public health threat. CQ Roll Call's Budget and Economics Editor Jane Norman and Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim explain how politics this time may force lawmakers to reach a compromise over how much to spend to address the mosquito-borne virus, expected to spread in the coming months.