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New House GOP plan as debt-limit deadline nears

Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, end a 15-day partial... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2013

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House GOP unveils bill to counter Senate debt plan

House GOP leaders Tuesday floated a plan to fellow Republicans to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2013

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Democrat Harry Reid, Republican Mitch McConnell optimistic on debt-shutdown deal

After weeks of stubborn gridlock, the Senate's top two leaders raced to reach an agreement Monday that could head off a Treasury default threatening severe economic... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013

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Reid: Progress made to resolve political stalemate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2013

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