Durbin: ‘Still is a chasm’

December 30, 2012

The Senate’s second-ranking Democrat said on Sunday morning that there is substantial daylight between Democratic and Republican leaders in the ongoing negotiations over the “fiscal cliff,” but stopped short of saying a deal could not get done. 

“I think there still is a chasm there,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said on CBS News’s “Face The Nation.” “There is work to be done and not that much time left.”

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Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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