Government shutdown over for now

Congressional Republicans conceded defeat on Wednesday. The bitter budget fight with President Obama over the new health care law is over for now. Congress Obamavoted to end the government shutdown and extend federal borrowing power to avoid a possible financial default.

After the Senate, the House voted to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling. It will finance the government through Jan. 15 and raise the debt limit through Feb. 7.


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  • JBrown

    “Don’t worry people! We will continue stealing from your grandchildren and great grandchildren! You won’t have to pay back a thing!” Your generation will have a nice, warm spot next to the fire after you all die.