Wednesday, October 27

US Senate will launch initial debate on debt limit bill -Schumer

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WASHINGTON — The US Senate will soon start debate on a bill that would temporarily increase the federal government’s debt limit, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor on Thursday.

If the bill clears a procedural hurdle, the Senate will move to final passage of the bill, Schumer, a Democrat, said. (Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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