US House passes bill raising debt ceiling through December 3

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Washington, Oct 13 : The US House of Representatives passed a piece of legislation that temporarily raises the debt ceiling through December 3 and prevents the country from defaulting on its debt.

The bill passed strictly along party lines by a 219-206 vote on Tuesday.

The Senate passed its own version of the bill on Friday in a vote of 50-48. The legislation will now be sent to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

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