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Senior Republicans Optimistic About US Debt Deal

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The top two Republicans in the U.S. Congress, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, have voiced optimism that Washington will reach a deal and avoid a potentially catastrophic debt default. In a press conference Saturday, Boehner urged President Barack Obama to reach agreement with Republican leaders in Congress, saying if he […]

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US Lawmakers Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday on how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s $14.3 trillion debt limit and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the same […]

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US Lawmakers Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday over how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s debt limit of $14.3 trillion and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the […]

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US Leaders Remain Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday over how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s debt limit of $14.3 trillion and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the […]

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US Leaders Remain Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday over how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s debt limit of $14.3 trillion and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the […]

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US Leaders Remain Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday over how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s debt limit of $14.3 trillion and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the […]

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US Leaders Remain Deadlocked on Raising Country’s Borrowing Limit

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. political leaders remained deadlocked Saturday over how best to raise the country’s borrowing limit and cut government spending, three days ahead of a looming national debt default. Rival Republican and Democratic plans to raise the country’s debt limit of $14.3 trillion and rein in the nation’s deficit-laden annual budgets call for many of the […]

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Obama: Failing to Reach Debt Agreement Would Be ‘Inexcusable’

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is urging Republicans and Democrats in Congress to agree on a plan to raise the country’s debt limit, as the nation edges closer to the threat of a default next week. In his weekly address Saturday, President Obama said the two sides must reach a compromise by the Tuesday deadline so […]

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US Senate Rejects Debt Ceiling Plan Approved by House

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate has rejected a debt limit bill, shortly after the House of Representatives approved a revised plan to cut spending and raise the country’s $14.3 trillion borrowing limit, in an effort to avoid default next week. The Senate voted 59 to 41 Friday to set aside a vote on the plan, put forth […]

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US House of Representatives Approves Debt Ceiling Plan

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives, ignoring Senate opposition, has approved a revised plan to cut spending and raise the country’s $14.3 trillion borrowing limit, in an effort to avoid a debt default next week. House lawmakers voted 218 to 210 Friday on the plan, which is destined for defeat in the Democratic-majority Senate but could […]

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