Senate heads toward debt ceiling vote

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
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STUMBLING TO THE FINISH LINE — With all eyes on the Senate, more signals are emerging that the debt ceiling bill will garner significant Democratic support. The likes of Sens. TINA SMITH (D-Minn.), who led a drive urging President JOE BIDEN to invoke the 14th Amendment, and Majority Whip DICK DURBIN (D-Ill.), said today they’ll vote yes. There’s “a sense of inevitability in the Senate,” Burgess Everett reports, but “[t]iming is still the main uncertainty.” A final vote is looking likelier tomorrow than tonight, Minority Whip JOHN THUNE (R-S.D.) told...

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