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Sens. Reid, McConnell both 'optimistic' on shutdown deal

  • Aired: 10/14/2013
  • 02:05
  • Expires: 11/13/2013
  • Rating: NR
Both Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., expressed optimism that a deal on the shutdown would be reached by the end of the week. However, it remained unclear how House Republicans would receive any Senate resolution. Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports.
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