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White House: 'Far From a Deal," Despite Progress on Fiscal Crisis

White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday that negotiations in the Senate are making progress toward ending a fiscal impasse but  "we're far from a deal at this point." With time running out until a Thursday deadline to raise the U.S. debt ceiling or face a debt default, the White House was hopeful the Senate would provide a path out of the crisis.       ''We're encouraged by the progress that we've seen in the Senate, but ...

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