Keeping Track Of Debt-Ceiling Vote? A Tally From The Hill

If you're trying to keep track of the debt ceiling's progress though Congress, The Hill is keeping a tally of House members who have publicly indicated how they intend to vote on the legislation that may be the last best hope to keep the nation from default.

There appear to be 60 votes in the Senate to pass the bill. The House is an entirely different matter. Getting the 216 votes needed for passage there is not exactly an easy lift, to say the least.

The House is supposed to vote on the deal Monday and probably the sooner the better. Tough and controversial votes tend not to get better with age.

But if the votes aren't even close to being there before the sun sets, this could be another long night.



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