Breaking News!!: Washington, DC: United States House of Representatives approved bill to avert default and reopens the government.
The United States House of Representatives voted 285 to 144 late Wednesday night to pass a bill to re-open the government and extend the debt ceiling until Monday, February 7th, 2014.
Earlier, a majority of members in the United States Senate accepted a deal and voted 81 to 18 to approve the bill.
United States President Barack Obama said that he will sign the bill as soon as it arrives on his desk and that will reopen the federal government immediately.
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