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the house petting a short term deal running the government just hours before the Friday midnight deadline giving lawmakers pressure extra time to work on a trillion dollar budget deal I mean to television Washington Congress now has until Wednesday to work out a deal that will fund of government for the rest of the fiscal year and avoid a shutdown but it won't be easy court reporter title of the bill strangely enough the fight against Islamic state the recent terror attack in San Bernardino in the debate over gun laws none of those issues are expected to play a crucial role in a final deal it's more likely that Republicans and Democrats will cut a deal around environmental issues Republicans pushing to lift the long standing ban on oil exports Democrats want more permanent guarantees for incentives for wind and solar power Democrats are making a stand on one gun issue in the wake of the San Bernardino in Colorado springs shootings house democratic leader and other Democrats insisting that Congress must lift a long standing ban on researching the effects of gun violence the lobbyists from both sides coming that's not likely they don't expect Congress to either loosen or tighten gun laws at least this time around , for everybody without speaker Paul Ryan running the show the hope was that it would be easier than it had been under his predecessor John Dehner soap bar that's not the case with many how conservatives dragging their feet Ryan needs of both the Democrats to fund the government through September rather than monthly month as we're doing now