No Vote Tonight for Boehner’s Debt Plan

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 09: House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) addresses the Economic Club of New York on May 9, 2011 in New York City. Boehner, is demanding that President Obama and Senate Democrats agree to spending cuts of $2 trillion in exchange for lifting the limit on federal borrowing to finance the government’s deficits. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John Boehner; Photo: Spencer Platt

Like a commercial flight in moderately inclement weather, tonight's vote on the Boehner debt bill has regressed from "delayed" to "canceled." Despite John Boehner's "furious arm-twisting of freshman Republicans," there will be no vote at all tonight on his doomed budget plan; it lives to fight another day (although it's not yet known whether the House will vote on it tomorrow).

Boehner, Short of Support in House, Delays Debt Plan Vote [NYT]