Congress went home for the weekend without meeting Friday’s deadline to reverse the first round of the $1.2 trillion in federal budget cuts scheduled to hit over the course of the next decade.
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Some blame divided government for the stalemate that has ground legislative progress to a halt. Is Congress workable when one party controls one house of Congress and the opposite party controls the other? Read the story from our Washington Bureau reporter Jack Torry in Sunday’s paper.
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