Debt Limit

January 23, 2013 - 6:32 PM
FILE - This Jan. 22, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington following a long closed-door meeting on a strategy to deal with a potential debt crisis. The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to permit the government to borrow enough money to avoid a first avoid default for at least four months, defusing a crisis looming next month and setting the stage for a springtime debate over taxes, spending and the deficit. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)