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Republican Lawmakers Are Divided on US Debt Ceiling Increase

The speaker of the Republican-led House of Representatives said the United States will not default on its $17-trillion national debt, but he is declining comment on legislation needed to raise the U.S. borrowing limit. Uncertainty is mounting weeks before the U.S. Treasury is expected to exhaust its ability to meet federal obligations. At a news conference, House Speaker John Boehner sought to reassure Americans and global investors that the United States will remain financially solvent....

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