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Has the American Budget War truly ended or is it just an armistice?

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Center for Law and Justice at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, on Nov 2, 2015.

THE battles over the US budget between Democratic President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans that have dominated the legislative scene in Washington for close to eight years can be compared to a lousy television show that for some reason keeps coming back for new episodes and more