Two things that are underrated here: Biden's ability to whip & supplement Reid when it matters; McConnell's ability to see Biden as key ally—
Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) January 01, 2013
Yes, it’s true. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Vice President Joe Biden are BFFs. They worked hand in hand throughout the night to bring us our New Year’s Day crap sandwich, which contains $41 in tax increases for every $1 in spending cuts.
Ain’t bipartisanship grand?