Mitch McConnell

Democrat Harry Reid, Republican Mitch McConnell optimistic on debt-shutdown deal

After weeks of stubborn gridlock, the Senate's top two leaders raced to reach an agreement Monday that could head off a Treasury default threatening severe economic... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013


Reid: Progress made to resolve political stalemate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013


Markets drift as debt ceiling deadline looms

Three days from a deadline to increase the U.S. debt ceiling, investors were fidgety Monday and stocks drifted lower. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013

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