Tuesday, August 2, 2011
US Congressional Vote Looms on Debt Ceiling Deal
VOAVideo: US Congressional Vote Looms on Debt Ceiling Deal
Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress have reached agreement on increasing the debt ceiling and cutting spending after months of political fighting. Both the House of Representatives and the Senate plan to vote on the measure Monday, just a day ahead of the deadline for reaching a deal. VOA's Laurel Bowman has more.