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Senate debates debt limit bill, passage likely

WASHINGTON — Emergency legislation to allow the government to borrow more money headed toward passage in the Senate Tuesday with just hours to spare before the national debt bumps against its ceiling. Expected approval sends the bill to President Barack Obama, ...

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Debt and spending deal picks up momentum in Senate

WASHINGTON — The White House and congressional leaders worked Monday to align lawmakers from both parties behind their formula for averting a financial meltdown and halting the government’s prolific spending habits. Despite resistance from both liberals and conservatives, momentum appeared ...

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Week in review: 7/29/11

Federal impasse stalls BWI work A party-line stalemate in Congress over reauthorizing funding of the Federal Aviation Administration has halted $681 million worth of construction projects, including a new radar system for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Currie awaits ruling The ...

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