and just like fast track with some details to work out before the house fialy gets it done and to the president congress also was busy before they could take off for their break for the holiday finaly working on the bill to repair high ways  though the thing still will have to be worked out mostly to get the house to go for the thing since  using taxes or trying to raise the funds through taxes a no go. mostly the bill is just a short term one like funding the government . as congress worked to make sure they did not miss leaving for the holiday by having to stay and do work. first trade now the highway bill next the patriot act with out letting the nsa collect phone records without a warent the part rand paul is trying to filebuster