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Debt Limit Deal Pending

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Debt Limit Deal Pending

Several republican Senators are talking about a deal on extending the federal debt limit tied to defunding the Affordable Care Act. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there has been discussion of that in the House too…

Noem says while she opposes the Affordable Care Act, she is looking for a solid proposal with some chance of passing…

Noem says threatening a government shutdown, or not extending the federal debt limit is not smart governing…

Congress returns to Washington after Labor Day, only about three weeks before the end of the fiscal year.

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