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House passes debt ceiling bill

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 - 00:23

Aug 1 - By a vote of 269 to 161, the House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the U.S. borrowing limit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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House passes debt ceiling bill By a vote of 269 to 161 the House of Representatives passed a bill to raise the U.S. borrowing limit. The legislation now moves to the Senate, which is expected to vote on the legislation Tuesday. Leaders of both parties worked furiously to sell their rank-and-file on a deal reached with President Barack Obama in a bid to end an acrimonious impasse that has undermined Americans faith in their political institutions and hurt America's image abroad.

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House passes debt ceiling bill

Tuesday, August 02, 2011 - 00:23