Geithner pledges debt-ceiling stopgap

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:45 a.m.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said his department will take “extraordinary measures” to postpone a U.S. default for about two months while President Barack Obama and Congress work out a deficitreduction deal.

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