Signs of Progress as Debt Talks Continue

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The North Lawn of the White House is seen in January 2012, in Washington. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
The North Lawn of the White House. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)

This morning, Senate Democrats are meeting with President Obama to discuss a possible stopgap debt deal.

This came after a long evening meeting between President Obama and about 20 House Republicans.

The House members presented the President with an offer to pass a temporary extension of the debt ceiling in exchange for substantive negotiations on the budget.

This plan would not address the partial government shutdown that began last week.


This segment aired on October 11, 2013.


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