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Test of unity

CQ Budget, Episode No. 276

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., faces a test of his leadership as he tries to shepherd a bill to lift the debt limit to House passage.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., faces a test of his leadership as he tries to shepherd a bill to lift the debt limit to House passage. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The Republican-controlled House plans to vote next week on GOP legislation to raise the debt limit and force spending cuts, in a major test of unity for the new House majority. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman, Aidan Quigley and Laura Weiss outline the new debt limit bill and assess its chances for passage on the House floor.

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