The Waiting Game

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Reporters are massed outside Speaker Boehner’s office, and House Democrats are poised to vote as soon as the speaker clears the way for a final vote on his debt plan. But there’s still no indication of when that might be.

Earlier Majority Leader Cantor’s office said the re-scheduled vote would come around 7 p.m. ET. But still nothing. The vote whipping continues. This could go on all evening — or, Boehner could secure the necessary votes and bring it to a vote at any time. Stay tuned.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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