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US Senate Close to Reaching Debt Ceiling Agreement

The United States Senate (US) is likely to reach a short-term agreement to avoid the possibility of the government defaulting on debt that is due in the next two weeks. On Wednesday, Democrats said they might accept a proposal put forward by Republicans to defuse the row that threatens the …

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US Senate Fails to Pass Government Budget and Debt Limit

FLY — The United States Senate, Monday (27/9), failed to pass a bill to prevent a partial government shutdown and avoid the federal government’s failure to pay debts at the start of an important legislative week. This failure highlights the challenges facing a deeply divided Congress. Republican congressmen late Monday …

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