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McConnell talks about need for compromise in DC

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is talking about the need for bipartisan compromise between lawmakers on the big issues facing the country.

McConnell told business leaders at a luncheon in Frankfort that Washington political leaders especially need to work together to reform Medicare and Social Security.

Facing re-election next year, McConnell made no mention of potential challengers in a speech at the Capital Plaza Hotel. At least two Democrats - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and actress Ashley Judd - are considering running against him. Tea party groups have also been considering a GOP rival in the Republican primary.

McConnell said during a luncheon speech that Washington political leaders "are one big bipartisan agreement away from re-establishing ourselves as the single-most significant country in the world."

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