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House GOP Leaders Gear Up For Debt Ceiling Battle

Fri, September 27, 2013 8:00am

Story by Tamara Keith

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Even as the potential government shutdown drama remains unresolved, House Republican leaders are moving on to the next deadline: the debt ceiling. Economists say defaulting on payments could be catastrophic, but many House Republicans believe the debt ceiling is the best place to take a stand. Some even say the risk of default really isn't all that bad.

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