Senate approves measure raising debt limit to $14.3 trillion

01/29/2010 | NYTimes.com · Washington Post, The

The Senate voted Thursday to raise the nation's debt limit by $1.9 trillion to $14.3 trillion, allowing the government to continue borrowing into early next year. The measure got exactly the 60 votes needed for passage, under protest by the GOP membership, and the measure moves to the House for a vote expected next week.

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