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US Senate has Rare Sunday Session Days Amid Fiscal Impasse

The U.S. Senate holds a rare Sunday session just days before a deadline to raise the country's debt ceiling, and nearly two weeks into a partial government shutdown. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said he and Republican leader Mitch McConnell held positive talks Saturday, but that the two sides still had a long way to go. Reid criticized Senate Republicans who rejected a Democratic plan that would have raised the government's borrowing limit through next year. Republicans said ...

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