Politics
3:02 pm
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.