Reid Says Shutdown Likely

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), at a breakfast meeting with constituents from Nevada, said he thought that a “shutdown” of the Federal government was “likely.” 

Mr. Reid is a long-time veteran of Washington’s legislative wars and he knows how to count.  So the fact that he is (as he said later this morning) “a lot more pessimistic than I was eleven hours ago” is significant.

The National Journal story on this subject is worth reading in full.