House will vote next week on plan to raise debt ceiling for three months

House will vote next week on plan to raise debt ceiling for three months

The House will vote next week on a plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling for three months, a new strategy unveiled by Republicans at a retreat in Williamsburg, Va.

The approach is intended to defuse the threat of a near-term government default while putting pressure on the Senate to pass a budget before addressing the debt ceiling for the long term.

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