Days when Congress...
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As of today, , Congress has:
While a deal passed in late October settled the fight over how much the government should spend on domestic and military programs, there is still work to be completed on how that funding should be divvied up among agencies and federal programs.
How previous deadlines were resolved:
The federal fund that helps pay for roads, bridges and rail projects has been bordering on bankruptcy for the past few years, in part because a national gas tax that fills it up hasn't caught up with inflation in two decades.
Roll Call has a breakdown of how the bill will be finalized.
Boehner's replacement is Paul Ryan. The speaker's resignation cleared the way for passage of a stopgap spending bill to fund the government at the end of September.