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House Passes US Debt Deal

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a compromise deal to raise the country’s debt limit and cut spending, one day before the government is due to start defaulting on its debt. In a vote Monday night, 269 House members approved the deal and 161 opposed it. The bill allows the United States to keep […]

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Giffords Returns to Vote on Debt Ceiling

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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There was some unexpected drama during the House of Representatives’ vote on the debt agreement Monday. Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first appearance in the chamber since she was gravely wounded by a would-be assassin in January. House colleagues rose to their feet and applauded as Giffords made her way across the floor, […]

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House Passes US Debt Deal

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a compromise deal to raise the country’s debt limit and cutting spending, one day before the government is due to start defaulting on its debt. In a vote Monday night, 269 House members approved the deal and 161 opposed it. The bill allows the United States to keep […]

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US Debt Deal Faces Critical Congressional Vote

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress is set to take critical votes on a package of increases to the government borrowing limit and cuts to spending. The package is a compromise between Democrats, Republicans and the White House, and comes after months of political bickering and stalemate that pushed Washington to the edge of default on its massive […]

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US Debt Deal Faces Critical Congressional Vote

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress is set to take critical votes later Monday on a package of increases to the government borrowing limit and cuts to spending, after months of political bickering that pushed Washington to the edge of default on its massive debt. In the Senate, Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Minority Leader Mitch […]

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US Debt Deal Faces Critical Congressional Vote

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress is set to take critical votes later Monday on a package of increases to the government borrowing limit and cuts to spending, after months of political bickering that pushed Washington to the edge of default on its massive debt. The Senate, controlled by President Obama’s political allies in the Democratic Party, is […]

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US Debt Deal Faces Critical Congressional Vote

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress is set to take critical votes later Monday on a package of increases to the government borrowing limit and cuts to spending, after months of political bickering that pushed Washington to the edge of default on its massive debt. The Senate, controlled by President Obama’s political allies in the Democratic Party, is […]

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White House, Congress Reach US Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has reached an agreement with congressional leaders on a compromise deal to raise the nation’s limit on borrowing and keep the government from an unprecedented default. Mr. Obama said Sunday night that the proposed deal cuts about $1 trillion in spending over 10 years and sets up a bipartisan panel in […]

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White House, Congress Reach Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has reached an agreement with congressional leaders on a compromise deal to raise the nation’s limit on borrowing and keep the government from unprecedented default. Mr. Obama told reporters at the White House Sunday night the proposed deal cuts $1 trillion in spending over 10 years and sets up a bipartisan […]

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Obama: White House, Congress Reach Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has announced an agreement with congressional leaders on a compromise deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling and keep the government from defaulting on its $14.3 trillion debt. Mr. Obama told reporters at the White House Sunday night the proposed deal cuts $1 trillion in spending over 10 years and sets […]

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