Senate reaches deal to reopen government

12:24 PM, Oct 16, 2013   |    comments
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(AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Wednesday afternoon that a bipartisan deal to avoid default and reopen the government has been reached.

Reid made the announcement at the start of the Senate session on Wednesday

The deal would reopen the government through Jan. 15 and increase the nation's borrowing authority through Feb. 7.

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on bipartisan budget deal.

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(The Associated Press)

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