Comments on:

Budget panel begins work but admits public skeptical it can reach deal

Back to the article » By |
A new bipartisan negotiating committee tasked with hammering out a federal budget before the current deal expires in January pledged during its first public meeting Wednesday to find common ground. But after a nasty partisan budget fight that led to a16-day partial government shutdown, negotiators admit the public isn't holding its breath for a deal. "The bar is pretty low right now; let's see...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.