Negotiators in the House and Senate have reached a deal on a bill to fund the government through Dec. 9.Republicans and Democrats have been arguing for weeks to find a way forward before the Sept. 30 deadline in order to avoid a government shutdown.Last week, negotiations in the Senate appeared to be at a standstill, with Democrats in both chambers insisting that the most recent Republican offer was not enough.Both sides were in agreement, however, that whatever bill moved forward would need...
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First, a story:Late one night, a man searches for something in a parking lot. On his hands and knees, he crawls around a bright circle of light created by a streetlamp overhead.A woman passes, stops, takes in the scene."What are you looking for? Can I help?""My car keys. Any chance you've seen them?""You dropped them right around here?""Oh, no. I dropped them way over there," he says, gesturing vaguely to some faraway spot on the other side of the lot."Then why are you looking here?"The man...
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