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The agreement avoids catastrophic consequences of a default by the federal government, but runs only through early December. ...
The Senate passed a temporary extension of the debt ceiling, but President Joe Biden warned of the costs to consumers, including higher interest rates. Here's what to expect. ...
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the findings published in an interim report on the investigation into Donald Trump's abuse of the Justice Department for the purpose of trying to overturn his 2020 election loss. ...
The U.S. is saddled with trillions of dollars in national debt but Uncle Sam will likely get the green light to keep spending because the federal government is on track to increase the debt limit.The measure approved by the Senate on Thursday would increase the statutory debt limit by a whopping $48... ...

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