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Senate nears end of standoff with bipartisan plan

  • Aired: 10/16/2013
  • 08:08
  • Expires: 11/15/2013
  • Rating: NR
The Senate was poised to support a bipartisan deal to fund the government though Jan. 15 and extend the debt limit until Feb. 17, just hours before the U.S. would have to default. Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports. Gwen Ifill gets an update on the last-minute efforts from Lori Montgomery of The Washington Post.
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