Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Congress, White House could engage in budget talks

September 29, 2015 05:34 PM

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