We are nearing the finish line for the 110th Congress with more on the table than when we started nearly two years ago.
None of the 12 bills to fund the government have been adopted. Tax provisions that expired at the end of 2007 remain to be extended. And the collapse of the subprime mortgage market that began a year ago with the failure of several hedge funds has grown into a full fledged credit crisis that, according to the Administration, threatens to harm the entire economy.
It appears Congress will stay in through next week and will have to address the …