As lawmakers wrestle with passing a spending bill to fund the government until Dec. 9, Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said Thursday the lack of consensus on operating the federal government “is emblematic of some of the dysfunction here.”
Speaking at a long-term care symposium on Capitol Hill, sponsored by Genworth Financial, Casey said, “We thought we might have a decision today” on the spending bill, and he added, “We’re trying to get from here to Dec. 9,” on legislation to fund the federal government, “and we still haven’t gotten a decision about that.”

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