Debt Ceiling Increase Voted Down –

A measure that would have increased the U.S. debt ceiling by $2.4 trillion was voted down in the House of Representatives.  The House voted 318-97 with 236 Republicans and 86 Democrats voting against the legislation.  For passage, the measure required 277 votes or two thirds of the members voting.  

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Jim Sutliff

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