August 30, 2014

Shutdown Looms in Washington

August 5, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch

Excerpt

. . . Josh Gordon, spokesman for the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan budget-cutting group in suburban Washington, said a government shutdown might occur even if Republicans drop the health-care issue.

“Appropriations bills in the Senate and the House are farther apart than they have ever been,” he said. “It’s very hard to see how they are going to agree to anything very smoothly.”