Thu Oct 17, 2013 AT 10:25 AM EDT
After two weeks of pressure and on-again, off-again negotiations, Congress reached agreement Wednesday evening to end the government shutdown and avert a debt default. The deal creates a new set of deadlines – and the potential for future stand-offs. House and Senate budget conferees are directed to submit a budget report by December 13. Government funding is set to expire on January 15. And the debt ceiling will likely be reached again on February 7.
NYT: Senate Reaches Deal, House Concedes
Politico: Boehner Forced to Tap Dems to Get Deal Across Finish Line
The Hill: Paul Ryan Votes No
Politico: House GOP Extracts No Concessions
NR: Boehner Gets Standing Ovation in Private Republican Caucus
WFPL: Deal Includes $3 Billion Earmark for McConnell’s Kentucky
Roll Call: Will Cruz’ Clout Recede After Failure?
WSJ: House Conservatives Gird for Next Budget Battles
Rasmussen: 13% Say Country Headed in Right Direction