July 25, 2014

Budget Deal Expected This Week Amounts to a Cease-Fire as Sides Move to Avert a Standoff

December 8, 2013
Washington Post

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“That this can be declared a victory is an indicator of how low the process has sunk. They haven’t really done anything except avoid another crisis,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Colaition. He added, “there’s no budgetary or fiscal strategy in the choices they’ve used, except the strategy of avoiding any hard choices.”