Do you think Washington will come to a compromise and raise the federal debt limit?
"No, they don't even compromise on small issues."
_ Amanda Setlock, Oneonta, nurse.
"I would think so, they have never not raised it."
_ Mikayla Ratliff, Oneonta, nurse.
"I'm actually hoping they don't, anything that gets the government to spend less."
_ Pat Reily, Cobleskill, accountant.
"Yes, there is too much at stake to not raise it. If the elderly don't get their checks they will be the first to not re-elect them."
_ Florence Lowry, Oneonta, unemployed.
"I actually think they will last minute, but they will just push the decision down the line."
_ Ted Bauer, Walton, retired.
"No, they won't make a decision until they see people affected by it."
_ Adam Zimmerman, Walton, businesses owner.