US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, heads for the Senate floor at the Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on October 16, 2013. US lawmakers embarked on another day of high-stakes political brinkmanship Wednesday, battling to scrape together an eleventh hour deal to protect Washington's battered financial standing. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: Senate Announces Deal To End Government Shutdown, Lift Debt Ceiling

With hours left for Congress to finalize and pass legislation before the United States’ borrowing authority expires, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally unveiled a plan Wednesday that will fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt limit through Feb. 7.


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Les Moonves Announces Content Carriage Agreement Between CBS And Time Warner

CBS Television and Time Warner Cable have reached a carriage agreement, CBS Corporation’s CEO and President Leslie Moonves announced Monday.