Debt Ceiling Clock Ticks Down as Talks Heat Up on Capitol Hill

As the calendar flips closer with each day to the Aug. 2 deadline for action on the nation's debt ceiling, today's fiercely partisan rhetoric on Capitol Hill shows that members of Congress have a lot of work to do before a deal is reached, and that both sides are digging in deeper than ever. On the Senate floor this morning, Democrats blasted Republican leaders, saying they're "more serious about politics than deficits." The proverbial fingers were pointed early this morning as Sen. Chuck...Full Story
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