Biden-McConnell talks begin

December 30, 2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate chamber in the US Capitol on Sunday.

Talks between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Vice President Biden have begun, according to Republicans exiting a mid-afternoon caucus meeting. McConnell excused himself from that meeting to take a call from Biden, and then returned a few minutes later.

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