Despite Bipartisan Proposal, Senate Leaves Trafficking Bill and Lynch Nomination Unfinished

Sens. Collins and Heitkamp are trying to get the human-trafficking legislation through. But the Senate is adjourning without a way forward.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks to members of the press at the U.S. Capitol following a meeting at the White House between Republican members of the U.S. Senate with U.S. President Barack Obama on settling the debt limit and government funding issues October 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. government shutdown is entering its eleventh day as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives remain gridlocked on funding the federal government.
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