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House Votes to Temporarily Lift Debt Limit, Staving Off Default Crisis

The Capitol Building viewed from the Washington Mall in Washington D.C., August 5, 2021 (Brent Buterbaugh/National Review) After the Senate advanced a temporary lift in the debt limit of $480 billion last week in a 50-48 party-line vote, the measure passed in the House Tuesday, staving off a default crisis. The short-term extension, which now…