1. Weekly Roundup: October 1st NPR 27:55

Congress kept the government open but Democrats are still working out how to pass the two major pillars of the Biden agenda. And the president’s approval rating has somewhat recovered as the public thinks less about Afghanistan, but the midterms could be bad for Biden if Congress stalls out.

This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, acting congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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