June 23, 2017 / Modified jun 23, 2017 3:35 p.m.

Why 2017 Is Almost Over For Congress

There’s a lot Republicans want to get done this year – and they're nearly out of time.

There’s a lot Republicans want to get done this year – and they're nearly out of time.

There’s a lot Republicans want to get done this year – and they're nearly out of time. Here’s the problem: There’s a special process that only requires a bare majority to move legislation forward, but that process can only happen during a certain time of the year. NPR senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.

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