The sequester will come to an end, sooner or later.
Mark Ambinder walks us through the process. His bottom line? "My gut tells me it will take about four weeks post-sequester for something to break free."
In the meantime, as both parties look around for some motivation to remake a "grand bargain," I'd love to know what they're doing with the unexpected news about the drop in health care costs -- really, a pretty dramatic drop.