delegation http://ripr.org en Reed Hopes Government Shutdown Has Not Caused Lasting Damage http://ripr.org/post/reed-hopes-government-shutdown-has-not-caused-lasting-damage <p>U.S Senator Jack Reed said the deal ending the partial government shutdown in the U.S. is long overdue.</p><p></p><p>“It should have not been contemplated or undertaken in the first place and now we have to get down to real, serious, principled negotiations.”</p><p>He added that he hopes the partial shutdown hasn’t caused lasting harm to relationships formed across the aisle in the senate.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:15:56 +0000 Catherine Welch 23352 at http://ripr.org Reed Hopes Government Shutdown Has Not Caused Lasting Damage