With tomorrow's deadline fast approaching, it finally appears that the US debt crisis will end overnight.
Both sides have agreed to pass the necessary laws to allow the debt ceiling to rise and keep the government functioning, at least until January.
ITV News' Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:
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A fine start into a new month with sunny spells and cloud coming and going.