During the 16-day shutdown, the Senate Majority Leader held his party together, set strategy for the White House, and struck the deal that reopened the government and raised the debt ceiling. As business returns to normal, no politician in Washington is being more vilified by Tea Party Republicans or praised by his Democratic colleagues.
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