House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (left) has left negotiations with the Senate over a minibus to his panels subcommittee leaders.
“I think it’s going to be done more at the subcommittee level. The chairmen and ranking members … and the staff will work these things out,” Dicks said. The current CR funding the government expires Nov. 18, so the conference committee has less than two weeks to avert another shutdown showdown.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.