GOP, Dems, Obama reach accord on 2-year budget deal

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walks to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. Speaker John Boehner is pressing ahead with one last deal as he heads for the exits, pushing to finalize a far-reaching, two-year budget agreement with President Barack Obama before handing Congress' top job over to Rep. Paul Ryan this week, congressional officials said Monday.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are throwing their collective weight behind a hard-won, two-year bipartisan budget plan aimed at heading off a looming government debt crisis and forestalling a government shutdown in December.

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