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How does the federal budget process work?  Is the system truly broken and, if so, how should Congress address the dysfunction? Aaron Jones, Director of Congressional Relations at the Wilson Center, provides historical context and insight in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

More on the Federal Budget Process

The Fiscal Ship, a game launched by the Wilson Center’s Serious Games Initiative and Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings Institute, provides you with the opportunity to try your hand at devising a federal budget. What are your priorities? What would you cut or what might you increase funding to? Give it a try and tell us what you think.

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