Debt ceiling debate likely to continue for weeks

Wednesday - 7/6/2011, 11:50am EDT

Ian Swanson, staff writer, The Hill

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Both sides on Capitol Hill seem to be digging in even as the deadline draws near for the nation's debt limit to be raised. But some back room deals may be in the works.

Ian Swanson, a staff writer for The Hill, spoke to Federal News Radio about the intensifying debate. He said he doesn't expect a deal to be reached until closer to the August 2 deadline.