Congress is gearing up for another bout of brinksmanship over the budget, after the continuing...

|By:, SA News Editor

Congress is gearing up for another bout of brinksmanship over the budget, after the continuing resolution for an extension goes down in flames in a 230-195 vote. Democrats appear to be upset with the lack of disaster funding, while conservative Republicans want more cuts. The leadership had hoped to enact the stop-gap measure by Friday to avoid any threat of a shutdown after Sept. 30, when funding for government operations expires - again.