Key Dems: Gang of Six plan won't be ready for debt deal by Aug. 2 Staff

7/19/2011 5:02:00 PM - Staff
Key Senate Democrats on Tuesday said the Gang of Six's $3.7 trillion deficit-reduction proposal could not be included in a package to raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by Aug. 2.

Senate Democratic whip Dick Durbin (Ill.), a member of the Gang of Six, said Tuesday the group's plan is not ready to be attached to legislation to increase the debt limit.