Congress's first job is to strengthen the economy
It's time to reach a bipartisan budget agreement that moves this country forward.
America has now seen 44 consecutive months of private sector job growth, resulting in 7.8 million new jobs. That's serious progress—but there is more work to do. Republicans and Democrats from both houses of Congress are conferencing to hash out a long-term budget. This is an opportunity to move past political antics, stop kicking the can down the road, and get to real governing.