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Washington Week: Congress to Finish Work on US Budget Deal

U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a two-year federal budget this week, ending a contentious and politically-polarized year on a bipartisan note. While Congress is acting on fiscal matters, it has shelved possible new economic sanctions against Iran.   The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the budget blueprint last week, and the Senate is expected to follow suit in coming days, showing that a politically-divided Congress can function, according to Democratic Senator...

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