Politics & Government

January 2, 2013 5:47 PM

Joe Biden, Sen. Mitch McConnell show how old-school politics works

Lawmakers narrowly averted the worst of a fiscal crisis this week, largely thanks to behind-the-scenes negotiations between the Senate minority leader and the vice president – two Senate veterans and old-school politicians who reached a compromise no one seems to love but that enough members of both parties could accept.

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