Debt Ceiling Sound-Off: People React To Ongoing Negotiations (VIDEO)

Last week, as part of a HuffPost and Patch collaboration, dozens of local Patch editors went out to talk to their neighbors about the debt ceiling. The goal: find out if normal Americans are worried about the US defaulting on its debts. And if so, who is to blame?

Some locals dug in. But there were signs of shifting allegiances, too. As Pennsylvania Christine Heckman said, “I’m a Republican, and the Democrats are right on with this one.”

The video above is just a tease of the deeper reporting. Click below to hear more from any of the men and women featured.