Closing in on shutdown and debt limit deal: Democrat Reid and Republican McConnell optimistic

  • Article by: DAVID ESPO , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 15, 2013 - 5:55 AM

WASHINGTON — Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown.

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