Wed October 16, 2013
Congress Keeps Working As Debt Ceiling Deadline Nears
Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 5:54 am
This could be the last day the United States is assured of its borrowing authority. Congress could forestall this crisis by raising the debt ceiling, as it has roughly a hundred times before. But the debt ceiling is tied to the same confrontation that's kept much of the federal government shut down.