October 16, 2013
SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO ACCEPT THAT YOU WON:
Senate Paves Way to End Debt Impasse (JONATHAN WEISMAN and JENNIFER STEINHAUER, October 16, 2013, NY Times)
Posted by Orrin Judd at October 16, 2013 4:32 PMUnder the agreement, the government would be funded through Jan. 15, and the debt ceiling would be raised until Feb. 7. The Senate will take up a separate motion to instruct House and Senate negotiators to reach accord by Dec. 13 on a long-term blueprint for tax and spending policies over the next decade.