After a year of political warfare over the government shutdown, Obamacare and federal spending, two feisty partisans may be close to cutting a budget deal.
Seems like Congress has had enough of the across the board spending cuts, widespread employee furloughs and warnings of a hollowed out military. They’re looking to eliminate the sequester and restore some of those cuts at least for the next year or two.
While the agreement being hammered out by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA) and House Budget Committee chief Paul Ryan (R-WI) is far from a “Grand Bargain” of tax and entitlement reforms once envisioned by the two parties, it would be enough to placate both parties and avert the possibility of another government shutdown in early January. LINK