House GOP Leaders Gear Up For Debt Ceiling Battle

Sep 27, 2013
Originally published on September 27, 2013 5:07 am

Even as the potential government shutdown drama remains unresolved, House Republican leaders are moving on to the next deadline: the debt ceiling. Economists say defaulting on payments could be catastrophic, but many House Republicans believe the debt ceiling is the best place to take a stand. Some even say the risk of default really isn't all that bad.