Senators work on bid to end standoff
President cites some ‘space for trading,’ lawmaker says
Posted: October 12, 2013 at 6:47 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Republican senators emerged from a meeting at the White House on Friday expressing confidence that a deal could be reached in a matter of days that would end the government shutdown and extend the nation’s borrowing authority but cautioning that details of an agreement, including the length of an extension, still needed to be worked out.
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