Lawmaker standoff over US debt

With just over a week to go before the US runs out of money to pay its bills, Democrats and Republicans appear no closer to agreement.

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With just over a week to go before the US runs out of money to pay its bills, Democrats and Republicans appear no closer to agreement.
Both parties unveiled budget plans on Capitol Hill and continued their criticism of the opposition's proposals.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the Republican plan a "non-starter."