Comments for: Congress might have a budget deal — why that’s impressive and utterly disappointing

Posted Dec. 10, 2013, at 1:34 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 10, 2013, at 6:19 p.m.

We suppose it’s encouraging — maybe even impressive — that Congress could reach a budget deal that prevents a government shutdown next month. But since it’s impressive that the leaders of a bipartisan, bicameral, 29-member budget conference committee have even assembled a proposal that has a legitimate shot of attracting …

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