Baucus Anticipates Budget Deal Today

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) “on Friday predicted that Democrats and Republicans would reach a late deal to avert a government shutdown,” the Washington Examiner reports.

"I think we’ll resolve it at the last minute," Baucus said to reporters after a meeting of Senate Democrats, later adding, "we’re going to get it done before midnight."

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“That’s my prediction, and I’m not guaranteeing that’s going to happen," he cautioned, acknowledging, "I’ve been wrong before."

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