Thursday, July 28, 2011

Debt ceiling vote delayed in House--Votes short to pass

The New York Times is reporting that the debt ceiling vote in the House, expected at 6PM has been delayed.  This may be a sign that Boehner does not have the votes.  That may be the case.  As of 5:25, The Hill said there were still 25 Republicans against or leaning NO.  Boehner needs to lose no more than 23 Republicans.  If the Hill is right, he is 2 votes short of what he needs.  I have seen no indication that he can get votes from Democrats.


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