Politicians React To Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Deal

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KELLY AYOTTE
US Senator Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, walks to the weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 15, 2013. Washington's risky game of political brinkmanship neared crisis point Tuesday, with no deal yet nailed down to avoid a catastrophic US debt default, just 36 hours before a crucial deadline. Despite global fears that the US government could run out of money to pay its bills on Thursday, the rift cleaving US politics and a fight for the soul of the Republican Party thwarted comp | Getty

As Senate leaders came to an agreement Wednesday on reopening the government and lifting the debt ceiling, many members of Congress took to Twitter to voice their thoughts on the deal.

Below, some of their reactions:

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