US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid walks to his office as he arrives at the US Capitol in Washington on October 16, 2013
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US shutdown: Senate leaders strike cross-party deal

US Senate Republican and Democratic leaders have struck a deal to end a partial government shutdown and raise the US debt limit.

Their bill must also pass the House, where a small group of Republicans are expected to join Democrats to send it to President Barack Obama.

Mark Mardell reports from Washington.

  • 16 Oct 2013
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