Senate Votes to Raise Debt Ceiling Until February
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on October 16, 2013 @ 10:48PM
Created on October 16, 2013 @ 6:55PM
The Senate voted Wednesday night in favor of a bipartisan measure to open the government until January 15th and extend the debt ceiling to February 7th.
The proposal now moves to the House of Representatives for approval.
Earlier reports said House Republicans would not like the plan, but Speaker John Boehner is urging his party to support it in order to avoid a national default, which could leave our economy reeling.
Stay with 5 News for the latest on this vote.
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