Debt ceiling debate live blog

at 04:00 PM ET, 07/28/2011

All eyes — in Washington at least — are on the House today as they debate and vote on the debt ceiling compromise put forward by Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).

And the Fix posse is watching right along with you. Below is our live blog of the final few hours of the debate over the bill — think “Mystery Science Theater 3000” for politics.

Make sure to check out The Fix vs Ezra Klein on the likelihood of a deal, our five members to watch in the House vote and the good news/bad news emergence of Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh as a tea party leader in this debate.

 
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