I Can't Believe It's Not Budget : Planet Money The government shutdown was a symptom of a bigger problem: Congress seems incapable of passing a proper budget.
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I Can't Believe It's Not Budget

Congress is on the verge of a deal that will end the partial government shutdown. But that deal will only keep the government open for a few weeks.

There's a bigger underlying issue here: Year after year, Congress fails to pass a budget in time.

Today on the show: Why this keeps happening, and why it's a problem.

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