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Morning Maddow: December 6

Morning headlines: budget deal close (or not), BP decides to drill even deeper in the Gulf of Mexico, Batkid returns!

Congressional budget negotiators are getting close to a deal (or maybe not). (Huffington Post)

25 House Democrats call on Pres. Obama to stop deportations. (BuzzFeed)

A deep dive into what actually made the WWII Memorial close during the government shutdown. (McClatchy)

BP's strategy after the Deepwater Horizon disaster: go deeper. (AP)

Minnesota archdiocese posts list of priests accused of sexually abusing minors. (AP)

Great Britain hit by worst storm surge in 60 years. (Telegraph)

The return of Batkid. (NBC News)