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House Democrats Move Forward With Petition to Force Debt Limit Vote

The initiation of a discharge petition is seen as a last resort for averting default if negotiations over raising the debt ceiling collapse, and a way to pressure Republicans to strike a deal. [Source]

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Category: United States Politics and Government

Topics: strike, Forward, Petition, Force, Limit, initiation, discharge, petition, Democrats, resort, default, negotiations, raising, ceiling, collapse, pressure, Republicans, averting, House


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