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February 11, 2014


Boehner Backs Down on Debt Limit

"Unable to sell their conference on their latest plan to raise the debt limit, Republican leaders plan to vote today on a 'clean' debt limit increase," Roll Call reports.

Said Speaker John Boehner: "We don't have 218 votes. When you don't have 218 votes, you have nothing."

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