Compromise Passes House: $2.4 Trillion More In Debt
The debt compromise passed the House on Monday evening with a vote of 269-161.
174 Republicans and 95 Democrats voted to pass the debt ceiling increase, while 66 Republicans and 95 Democrats opposed the debt deal. Three Democrats did not vote in favor or against.
After Speaker Boehner announced that the compromise passed, cheering was audible from House members.