- The US Senate and House of Representatives passed a last-gasp, cross-party deal to raise the debt limit and reopen the government
- Before signing the bill into law, President Barack Obama said: 'We've got to get out of the habit of governing by crisis'
- The US had to raise its $16.7tn (£10.5tn) debt limit by Thursday or risk default - All times Eastern US (GMT -4)
- Tom Geoghegan
- Jude Sheerin
- Jasmine Coleman
Last updated 17 October 2013Share
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