Admit it: You have no idea what a ‘continuing resolution’ is

October 1, 2013

Continuing resolution? Conference committee? Vitter amendment?

The jargon of the government shutdown, like the jargon of official Washington more broadly, is confusing.  Get smart. We explain all three terms in the "In Play" clip below.

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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