The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo32° Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi36° Rain/Snow

Saturday Night

Lo36° Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chc Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Slight Chc Rain

Monday

Hi42° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Tuesday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain

Wednesday

Hi38° Chance Rain

Sen. Murray and Rep. Ryan get Congressional budget panel started

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and Republicans meeting Wednesday to hash out their first semblance of a normal budget in years got a fresh reminder of why it’s been so long: Their disagreements on tax and spending run deep.

The opening negotiating session on a budget agreement — led by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — signaled the two parties likely will steer clear of grand compromises and focus instead on simply getting the government funded through the 2014 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30.

View my optionsorSign in