Tue October 15, 2013
A Turbulent Day In Capitol Hill As Debt Default Looms
Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 4:12 pm
With the threat of defaulting on the nation's obligations now possibly just two days off, the focus shifted back to the House, where Speaker John Boehner called a caucus meeting to sell his plan — and then quickly had to downplay the idea that he even had a plan. The Senate, meanwhile, slowed things down to see if Boehner could pass anything at all.