The 2011 Federal fiscal year started October 1, 2010.
At that time – Democrats had a majority in Congress – both the House and the Senate.
Why haven't Democrats passed a budget resolution on time?
Rep. Charles Rangel, the senior Democrat in the House (serving since 1971) has finally shed some light on the reason why Democrats haven't passed a 2011 budget resolution before they lost control of the House in November 2010 mid-term elections:
You didn't WHAT?
You didn't get to it???
Oh! We GET IT now, Mr. Rangel, thank you!