Politics & Government

October 11, 2013

Amid shutdown thaw, McConnell says it's time for 'come together' moment

WASHINGTON — As the stand-off over the federal government shutdown appears to be thawing, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that it is time for a "come together" moment. McConnell, in an interview with the Lexington Herald-Leader in his Capitol office, noted past agreements he has brokered with Vice President Joe Biden and Democrats, and he said "that's what we're going to need to do again now, sometime soon."

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