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GOP leaders say debt-limit dispute will be solved

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders in Congress say they are confident that an impasse will end soon over raising the government's debt ceiling and heading off default. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made the prediction after the Republican-led House rejected Senate Democrats' rival plan....

3 years 4 weeks ago

House rejects Senate Dems' debt-limit bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-led House has rejected a Senate Democratic bill that would slash spending and avert a federal government default. The vote was 246-173. It was a pre-emptive vote in the high-stakes political fight as the Senate still hasn't voted on the measure from Senate Majority Leader...

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