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Deal To Resolve Fiscal Crisis Stalls in US Congress

Hopes for a resolution of Washington's fiscal crisis in the next day or two faded on Capitol Hill on Saturday, as President Barack Obama's efforts to reach a deal with Republicans in the House of Representatives sputtered. The focus has now shifted to Senate Republicans' ideas for reopening the government and raising the government's  borrowing authority, which runs out on Oct. 17. "I guess they're [the White House] talking to the Senate now,'' a ...

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