US Senate Leaders are hinting that the end is almost near to the three week long government shut down. Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Republican counterpart Mitch McConnell ended the day Monday with negotiations. News was leaked out indicating that there is movement on both sides towards ending the shut down and preventing a default on federal debt.
The plan proposed would open the government possibly by the end of the week and raising the debt ceiling till mid February 2014. The government would be guaranteed funding till January 2014.