By Bernie Becker - 09/10/13 05:40 PM EDT
Still, lawmakers in both chambers and both parties are currently consumed with the debate over whether to authorize a military strike on Syria. In the coming weeks, Congress will also grapple with deadlines to keep the government funded into October and beyond, and raising the nation’s debt limit.
“There’s a lot on the table, both in terms of CR, debt limit, sequester,” Camp said. “A lot of this is in the jurisdiction of the committee.”
Camp and Senate Finance Chairman Max BaucusMax BaucusChina moves to lift ban on US beef Overnight Healthcare: Zika fight stalls government funding talks | Census finds big drop in uninsured | Mental health bill faces wait Glover Park Group now lobbying for Lyft MORE (D-Mont.) this week concluded a nationwide barnstorming tour to marshal support for tax reform.
Democrats and Republicans have found some common ground on how to revamp the country’s corporate tax system, but still have some deep divides – including whether a rewritten code should raise more revenue – on the individual side.