November 23, 2014

Ending the Shutdown: So Many Options, So Little Political Will

October 3, 2013
McClatchy News Service

Excerpt

“If the deal were big enough and worth doing, maybe Boehner could bring it back to the House and pass it with Democratic support,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition. Bixby believes the current shutdown and Washington’s functioning from fiscal crisis to fiscal crisis might make a longer-term big deal more enticing. "It could be a package that appeals to the centers of both parties."