U.S. Senate Democrats plan debt-limit vote after Biden hints filibuster could go

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Reuters

By Andy Sullivan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Democrats are set to try again on Wednesday to extend the U.S. government’s borrowing authority to head off a catastrophic default, after President Joe Biden suggested they could change the chamber’s rules to bypass a Republican roadblock. Republicans for months have refused to help raise the self-imposed $28.4 trillion borrowing cap, instead trying to force Democrats to use a different parliamentary maneuver to do so in hopes of scoring political points with voters. With less than two weeks to go before the Treasury Department …

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