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Congressional Conversations: Rep. Lynch On Possible Government Shutdown, Migrant Crisis13:49
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Congressman Stephen Lynch represents Massachusetts' 8th District. (Steven Senne/AP)
Congressman Stephen Lynch represents Massachusetts' 8th District. (Steven Senne/AP)
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In Washington, lawmakers are amid a busy month. After a fierce debate in Congress, the Obama Administration managed to muster enough support to secure an international nuclear deal with Iran on Friday. Now, lawmakers are bracing for a fight over the budget and a possible government shutdown.

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Stephen Lynch, congressman representing Massachusetts' 8th District. He tweets @RepStephenLynch.

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  • "A government shutdown would be one of the most ludicrous and self-inflicted wounds that I can imagine,” Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said in an interview, adding that lawmakers are “forming another circular firing squad.”

This segment aired on September 14, 2015.

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