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Jack Lew Says Must Raise the Debt Ceiling by End of February

Congress will likely need to raise the debt limit by late February to avoid a missed payment, according to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. In a letter sent to lawmakers Wednesday, Lew said the timeline for a borrowing boost has moved … Continue reading

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Only 87 House Republicans Vote for Senate Brokered Bill

Still no resolution on continually raising debt ceiling in this Democrat-approved arrangement.  US government needs to spend LESS money: The proposal would fund the government through Jan. 15, 2014, and put off the debt ceiling until Feb. 7, 2014, with … Continue reading

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Toomey Votes Against Senate Leadership Brokered Deal

The Senate approved a bill to reopen the government and avert default Wednesday night, 16 days into a government shutdown and a day before the Treasury Department’s debt limit deadline. The legislation, crafted by negotiations between the Senate’s two leaders, … Continue reading

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