Abortion Limit Is Renewed, as Is Washington Anger

Sabrina Tavernise reports for The New York Times: “The sound and fury of last week’s budget debate came down to a dollar figure that some members of Congress could have covered by writing a personal check. Elective abortions for poor women in the District of Columbia — a central bargaining chip in the deal — have cost the city $62,300 since August, city officials say.”