Comments for: Debt talks stall, bond firm warns of possible rating downgrade

Posted Oct. 15, 2013, at 1:02 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 15, 2013, at 7:06 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Congressional efforts to raise the nation’s debt limit and reopen the shuttered federal government stalled Tuesday as the threat of possible default loomed larger and a top bond rating agency warned of a possible downgrade for U.S. bonds. What had appeared to be progress in budget talks between …

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