Looks like it's going into the weekend
A Washington Post article highlights some real progress but it's so hard to say if there will actually be a deal.
I'm puzzled at why Republicans didn't make a deal two months ago. I just don't see how giving people money would have hurt them in the election; it certainly would have boosted the stock market and that could help them.
Two people who have spoken with senior administration officials in recent weeks, granted anonymity to share details of private conversations, said the White House is pushing harder for a deal in part because Trump trails in the polls.