Senate Continues Debate, Vote Tonight Or Noon Tomorrow

Elisabeth Meinecke
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Posted: Jul 30, 2011 9:58 PM

The Senate has been debating all afternoon and evening on the debt ceiling, with a cloture vote scheduled on the Reid amendment which could come as late as 1 a.m.

NBC's Chuck Todd had this via Twitter, however, on the vote being delayed till tomorrow: "Some chatter in Senate Reid may decide to delay cloture vote until noon tomorrow to give talks more time for both HIS bill and WH-McConnell."

Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer, who just spoke on the Senate floor, says the current debt situation isn't a crisis.