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A first-time joint interview with Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell on "60 Minutes" proves "exasperating"

By Prachi Gupta
November 5, 2012 7:05PM (UTC)
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On last night's "60 minutes," Steve Kroft interviewed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in their first-ever joint interview with the intention of finding "any common ground" between the nation's two political parties.  The interview was so frustrating, however, that CBS named it "an exasperating interview" and Kroft described the interview as "very chilly." "They kept saying 'my good friend, Harry' or 'my good friend, Mitch,' but it didn't seem very genuine," said Kroft.


Watch the full segment from "60 Minutes" below:

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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