Live blog: latest from D.C. on Budget Showdown

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The U.S. is hurtling towards a default as the debt ceiling deadline looms. But both the House and Senate are working to reach some sort of compromise that will at least delay those deadlines a few months. As the debt ceiling deadline approaches tomorrow, follow live updates from the Sun-Times’ D.C. reporter Lynn Sweet and other political reporters below in our live blog.

UPDATED: Below, find live video stream of the U.S. Senate added to the live blog. You can find live video of the U.S. House here. (Depending on the situation in each chamber, we may switch to the Senate in the space below.)

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