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Senate Democrats to try passing debt ceiling increase

President Barack Obama called the top Republican in the GOP-controlled House Tuesday, telling Speaker John Boehner once again that he won't negotiate over reopening... Read more »

Oct. 8, 2013

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Senate chaplain scolds lawmakers for shutdown, unwillingness to compromise

If hearing the public rail on them for the government shutdown isn't enough, members of the U.S. Senate have also been getting an earful from an unexpected critic: the... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2013

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White House open to short-term hike in debt limit

Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions that Republicans have said they intend to demand,... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2013

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