BY KRISTIN MURPHY | JUNE-JULY 2016
On November 2, 2015, congressional
leaders and the Obama
administration announced a bipartisan
budget agreement that would fund the
federal government for two years, raise
the nation’s debt ceiling and stave off
Medicare premium increases for beneficiaries.
The final legislation, called
the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015,
responded to a number approaching
fiscal deadlines and leadership changes
in the House that could have impacted
the ability to strike such a deal.
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