On the Senate floor this morning, Senate Majority Harry Reid praised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's new debt-ceiling plan. Reid called it "thoughtful and unique" -- and said he was "heartened" by the "serious proposal"
Reid on McConnell:
"He's come forward with a proposal to address the debt limit. I'm studying it and discussing it with my senators... He spent a great deal of time working on this... I commend him for his thoughtful and unique proposal. It's something we have to look at very closely. I'm heartened by what I read. It's a serious proposal. I commend the Republican leader for coming forward."