Vent your feelings in this post or talk amongst yourselves...
——- Senate begins
UPDATE: Patty Murray asking for voting consideration. No objections....requesting debate closure.
UPDATE 2:Senate taking procedural vote on debt deal to reopen the government.
UPDATE 3: Final Voting Begins!
UPDATE 4: SENATE PASSES THE DEBT CEILING BILL TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT 81-18!
UPDATE 5: President Obama just finished speaking.
UPDATE 6: Ted Cruz is speaking...He opposes this bill measures and will continue to fight against the democrats...done.
——-waiting for the House to reconvene...done.
UPDATE 7: Asking for motion to be read as considered read...motion asked to debatable for one hour...request supported...reservations withdrawn and without objection, so ordered.
UPDATE 8: Controlled debate for one hour, thirty minutes each side...
UPDATE 9: Amendments read... appeal to the House to reconcile this crisis and to later on prevent this crisis from happening.
UPDATE 10: Debate time expired, asked for a recorded vote for 15 minutes, after that a 5 minute vote for approval of the journal.
UPDATE 11: Voting totals....
Republican Yea 87 Nay 144
Democrat Yea 198 Nay —-
Totals 285 144 No votes: 3
HOUSE PASSES THE BILL
UPDATE 12: House and Senate asking for concurrent adjournment Oct 16. to Oct. 22, motion agreed.
UPDATE 13: President Obama officially signed measure to prevent government default and.....