WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday he was "disappointed" with budget talks between Republican senators and the White House, saying President Barack Obama has offered concessions while Republicans refuse to budge. Full story
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks into a meeting with U.S. Senate Democrats and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Capitol Hill in Washington July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, (D-NV) speaks to reporters after Senate luncheons as he is accompanied by Sen. Jeff Merkley, (D-OR) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) at Capitol Hill in Washington, July 16, 2013.REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks to reporters after a policy luncheons as he is accompanied by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) at Capitol Hill in Washington July 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana