Senate Democrats Ponder 'Clean' Debt Limit Bill; GOP Holds Obamacare Ground

wochit politics
October 08, 2013 AT 6:00 AM
Democratic leaders in the Senate are mulling passing a "clean" bill -- one with no other policy changes -- that would increase the nation's debt limit. House Republican leadership continues to refuse any proposal that doesn't strike some parts of the new health law. In the meantime, political posturing around the government shutdown sometimes ignores the health law's role in it.