Down to the wire in Greece

Oct 30, 2012, 11:50 PM EDT
In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 file photo shows Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras delivers a speech in a forum of International Herald Tribune in Athens.
(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)

With a chorus of promises of catastrophe without more budget cuts to improve the Greek fiscal outlook, the ruling coalition delayed a vote until next week on austerity measures to clean up the balance sheet. But with large chunks of the Socialist Party getting on board, passage is looking more likely than ever.