Poll: Most see damage if US debt limit not raised - Article Photos 2/2

FILE - This Nov. 16, 2012 file photo shows President Barack Obama, accompanied by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, speaking to reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, as he hosted a meeting of the bipartisan, bicameral leadership of Congress to discuss the deficit and economy. Most Americans think jarring economic problems would erupt if lawmakers fail to increase the government’s borrowing limit. Yet they’re torn over how and even whether to raise it, leaning slightly toward Republican demands that any boost be accompanied by spending cuts, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)