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Spending deal may not offer 2015 Congress road map
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Optimists might think twice before seeing Congress' bipartisan agreement to keep the government running another year as a road map for 2015. The dynamics that tamed both parties' ideological wings on the weekend will change next year, handing new challenges to congressional leaders who often struggled just to keep the government's bills paid. Republicans will feel new pressures to show they can produce, even as 2016 presidential politics, and President Barack Obama's incentives to veto legislation, add uncertainties to the mix.