Posted Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 @ 8am
At the end of the day, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he had no good option in the 16-day government shutdown fight. House Speaker John Boehner's strategy collapsed. And the country was staring at the threat of a prolonged shutdown and a potentially disastrous default on a nearly $17 trillion national debt. Now he faces a battle with Democrat Allison Lundergran Grimes. With Tony is Politico's Manu Raju who recently sat down with Senator McConnell to talk with him about his future.