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Senate Leaders Trade Barbs on Second Day of US Government Shutdown

The top Senate leaders traded barbs and blame Sunday for the partial U.S. government shutdown, but there did not appear to be an immediate end in sight to the two-day stalemate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers over federal spending and immigration issues. Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Democrats of making "a political miscalculation of gargantuan proportions" by demanding that part of any spending agreement to reopen the government include...

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