While you might not know it from the weather, there’s at least one sure sign it’s December in DC. No, we’re not referring to the oversized and ornamented evergreens on the Capitol and White House lawns, but to the recent mad dash by Congress to wrap up remaining legislative business before the end of session. Despite a year marked by bitter partisanship, Congress managed to arrive at an agreement to fund the federal government through the rest of FY2016.
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The President’s FY16 budget request launches what is sure to be an especially excruciating budget and appropriations process this year with battles over sequestration cuts not yet resolved and Republicans in control of Congress.