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House Votes on Bill to Extend Debt Ceiling

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Wednesday the House of Representatives passed a bill that buys the country another four months before it risks default.  

The bill will suspend the debt limit until May, but if the Senate doesn't draft a budget it will prevent them from getting paid. 

The White House has already promised to sign it and Senate leadership says it will vote on the bill and pass a budget. 

The White House and House Republicans will now have to turn to the fight over looming automatic spending cuts that the fiscal cliff deal pushed back to March.

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