Debt

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House lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday that would allow the Senate to raise the debt limit with a majority rather than 60 votes. ...
The U.S. government could run out of cash to pay its bills in just a few weeks if Congress fails to raise the federal debt ceiling, according to a new analysis from a Washington think tank. ...
Leave it to Mitch to devise a phony mechanism to get Republican votes for a measure that will saddle Democrats wrongly with blame for debt increase. ...
Mitch McConnell has pitched Republicans to back a measure to allow Democrats to fast-track approval of a bill to address the debt ceiling. ...

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