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Senate Leaders Attend Weekly Policy Lunches

Washington, DC
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Senate Democrat and Republican leaders spoke with reporters after attending their weekly party policy lunches on Capitol Hill.  

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) made remarks about the 'Tea Party" movement exerting its influence over the Republican party, and responded to questions about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations and the failure of the Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities Treaty to pass in a recent Senate vote.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders discussed what they do not like about President Obama's proposal to address the "fiscal cliff" which was released by Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner last week, and responded to reporters' questions. 

Updated: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 3:03pm (ET)

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