The nation in brief

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 4:03 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We feel very comfortable with each other, and this isn’t something we’re going to wait until the last day of December to get it done.” Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, the Senate majority leader, after congressional leaders emerged from their first budget meeting with President Barack Obama Article, 1A

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