US debt-limit hike has enough votes to pass Senate

By REUTERS
August 2, 2011 19:45

WASHINGTON - A measure to cut spending and raise the US debt ceiling to avert an unprecedented default gained enough votes to pass the Senate on Tuesday, as voting continued.

The House of Representatives has already approved the measure and US President Barack Obama is expected to quickly sign it into law once the Senate completes its vote.


Related Content

Breaking news
April 24, 2018
Netanyahu and Deri committed to reopening detention centers for migrants

By JPOST.COM STAFF

Israel Weather
  • 16 - 31
    Beer Sheva
    17 - 25
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 15 - 27
    Jerusalem
    16 - 27
    Haifa
  • 19 - 32
    Elat
    18 - 32
    Tiberias