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Senate announces bipartisan shutdown deal

3 years 7 months 1 week ago October 16, 2013 Oct 16, 2013 Wednesday, October 16 2013 October 16, 2013 10:25 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day.

Reid made the announcement at the start of the Senate session on Wednesday.

The deal would reopen the government through Jan. 15 and increase the nation's borrowing authority through Feb. 7.

Reid thanked Republican leader Mitch McConnell for working out an agreement.

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