Harry Reid
  • Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, pumps his fist as he walks past reporters after a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington.

    President Barack Obama hailed the vote, saying: "We'll begin reopening our government immediately, and we can begin to lift this cloud of uncertainty from our businesses and the American people."

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 17, 2013, 9:49 AM EDT