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Today, President Obama will be holding a press conference from the East Room of the White House as the debt-ceiling debate reaches a fever-pitch in Washington D.C. We'll be updating on The Atlantic Wire as the conference gets into full-swing, but for now PBS News Hour has a good round-up of the key questions heading into the briefing (live video is below):

  • Will he agree to a deal to raise the debt ceiling that does not include tax increases?
  • Will he consider ending tax breaks and closing tax loopholes as alternative revenue sources in lieu of tax increases on wealthy Americans?

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