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Senate clears procedural debt limit measure

CQ Budget, Ep. 225

From right, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., listen during the Senate Republicans news conference in the Capitol on Nov. 30, 2021.
From right, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., listen during the Senate Republicans news conference in the Capitol on Nov. 30, 2021. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The Senate cleared a bill to let Democrats increase the debt limit on their own, delaying the next bipartisan debate over the issue until after the midterm elections. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the bipartisan effort.

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