Having finally adopted a bipartisan budget deal, members of
Congress has gotten remarkably little done in the last four years as it has lurched from one partisan showdown to another. Both sides have sounded like broken records, with Democrats arguing again and again that government should raise spending and revenues, and
That's why the budget deal negotiated by Sen.
In other words, Murray and Ryan ventured out of the trenches their parties have occupied for the last four years. Yet some members — particularly Republicans affiliated with the