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Debt Deadline Nears

With less than 24 hours to go, U.S. lawmakers are faced with passing legislation to raise the debt limit.
(NBC News) The nation is just hours away from a crucial deadline to avert default on its debts and Washington remains muddled in a risky legislative process that has the American people and the rest of the world holding its collective breath.

After a furious day of Republican proposals ended with a thud and no House votes to advance a plan, lawmakers have even less time to approve a measure to increase the nation's borrowing power and end a dragging government shutdown.

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