Gridlock in Washington Europe Losing Patience with US Debt Delays

European leaders have long expressed confidence that the US would find a resolution to its ongoing debt impasse. But now there is growing concern that it won't. German Finance Minister Schäuble has urged US lawmakers to act responsibly and others have warned of unpredictable consequences if they don't.
Washington is having trouble getting its debt under control.

Washington is having trouble getting its debt under control.

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cgh -- with wire reports