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Last week, Speaker Kevin McCarthy persuaded Republicans to narrowly pass a bill to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, setting up high-stakes negotiations with the Biden administration.
Catie Edmondson, who covers Congress for The New York Times, explains the risks this might pose to his job and the country’s economy.
On today’s episode
House Republicans have narrowly passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling while cutting spending by nearly 14 percent over a decade.
Here’s a look at what is in the bill.
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Catie Edmondson contributed reporting.
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