Reid hopes for vote on deal Sunday night

Laura Donovan Contributor
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With the default deadline just two days away, prospects for a debt-limit deal seemed to significantly brighten early Sunday after the White House entered intense negotiations with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday in a last-ditch bid to forge a bipartisan agreement to raise the federal debt limit.

After emerging from a lengthy closed-door meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other democratic leaders late Sunday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was asked whether he expects a vote on the deal tonight.

“I hope so,” he told reporters.

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