No movement: Lawmakers dig in heels on debt crisis

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. applauds after handing the gavel to House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio who was re-elected as House Speaker of the 113th Congress, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders on Sunday showed no signs of emerging from their corners to resolve the next step in the financial crisis, with Democrats still talking about higher taxes on the wealthy and the Senate's top Republican suggesting that a crippling default on U.S. loans was possible unless there were significant cuts in government spending.




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