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House Passes Key Hurdle Ahead of Final Vote to Raise Debt Limit

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2023
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The House advanced the bill package to raise the debt ceiling, setting up the final floor vote on the measure to take place Wednesday night. The rule passed 241 to 187. Fifty-two Democrats joined the majority of Republicans in voting for the bill. Twenty-nine Republicans opposed it. Some uncertainty had lingered over whether the rule would pass after Democrat leaders revealed they were whipping their members to vote no on the rule, despite supporting the final passage of the bill. “The majority is responsible for passing the rule,” Minority Whip...

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