WASHINGTON — Somewhere in America, a Model Congress moderator is giving thanks. Because civics lessons don’t get better than this.
This being the government shutdown dance happening in Washington right now.
Washington now is arguing over the 2010 budget. That’s an important aspect of the story this weekend. Of course, for the obvious reason: An impasse on funding the federal government will have immediate results on federal workers and Americans who receive government aid, including, most alarmingly, military families. But it also underscores the fact that Democrats neither passed nor proposed a budget last year, despite being the majority party on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue....READ MORE