It is sad that the work performed this month by Indiana’s Joe Donnelly and 13 other U.S. senators stands out.
Their bipartisan efforts should be routine. Instead, they are rare and, thus, praiseworthy.
Donnelly, five fellow Democrats, seven Republicans and an independent diligently crafted the framework of the Senate deal that ended Congress’ callous federal government shutdown and averted the economic nightmare of a U.S. default on its debts. Their fix is temporary.
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