This is old news now (Thursday), but I figured I'd post the story just so I could comment.
Senate approves $290B raise in debt limit
By Walter Alarkon
The Senate on Thursday cleared a $290 billion debt-limit increase, giving the federal government two more months of borrowing authority.
Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/73543-senate-votes-to-raise-debt-limit-by-290-billion
Aw heck, do I even need to comment?