House passes debt limit extension

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The “clean” extension of the debt limit passed with 28 Republicans joining almost all Democrats in support.

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BREAKING: GOP leaders say they are offering legislation for short-term increase in debt ceiling

Republicans will offer up a short-term extension of the nation’s debt limit in hopes of jump-starting fiscal talks with President Barack Obama.


House votes to push debt limit deadline to mid-May

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The House of Representatives authorized a suspension of the nation’s debt limit through mid-May, delaying a default on the government’s obligations that would have taken effect in February.

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