The House passed a continuing resolution to kick the budget can down the road until early 2024. The bill, which funds some parts of the government through January 19 and others through February 2, will now advance to the Senate. Congress must act to fund the government by
Just added the Chovanec book to my reading list.
Hat-tip to The Values Voter for these little pieces of info: the GOP has controlled the House for 20 of the last 30 years, and in that time they’ve shut down the government 5 times; forced out their own Speaker 3 times; almost caused a debt default 2 times (at minimum); and only cut spending for 2 of those 20 years.