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Congress considers repealing military pensions cut

President Obama signs measures to lift federal debt limit, restore full cost of living benefits for military retirees - @AP

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US debt ceiling debate 2013-2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev, on why clerk didn't publicly announce votes during debt limit cloture: Not calling names made 'it easier for Republican leaders to convince their members to switch their votes' - statement via @frankthorpNBC

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Senate passes 1-year extension of debt limit on 55-43 vote; measure goes to President Obama - @rollcall

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Senate invokes cloture on clean debt limit bill, in 67-31 vote - @rollcall

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markets

European shares close higher on strong Chinese export data, US debt deal in Congress - @CNBC

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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says he intends to object to efforts to raise debt ceiling with simple majority vote - @SenTedCruz

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US House passes debt limit increase to permit Treasury to borrow freely through March 15, 2015; bill goes to Senate - @AP

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., votes no on the debt limit bill - @frankthorpNBC

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House now voting to authorize a 'clean' increase in the US debt ceiling until March 2015 - @edatpost

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US House now debating 'clean' debt limit hike after advancing plan by voice vote - @frankthorpNBC

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Vice Presdient Biden says he's 'very pleased' with 'clean' debt ceiling announcement - @NBCNews

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Senior Democratic aide: US Senate likely to debate debt limit bill Wednesday - @Reuters

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Congress considers repealing military pensions cut

House leaders say that in addition to debt limit vote, House will vote separately on repealing military pension cut today - @ChadPergram

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Snowstorm hits US Northeast, Feb. 12-14, 2014

US House will vote tonight on the debt limit due to the impending snowstorm on the East Coast - @frankthorpNBC

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Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., says he expects House Democrats will vote for clean Republican debt ceiling measure - @Reuters

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More: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, 'made clear the GOP would provide the requisite number of Republican votes for [a new debt ceiling] measure but that Democrats will be expected to carry the vote,' source says - @TPM

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House Democratic leaders reportedly instructed members: 'Don't gloat, take it in stride and hang together' in reference to clean debt ceiling bill to be brought up tomorrow, a lawmaker in the room says - @edatpost

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House Republicans abandon plan to lift debt limit and restore military pension cuts due to flagging support - @politico

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Congress considers repealing military pensions cut

House Republicans meet late Monday to debate linking debt limit hike with reversal of cuts in military pensions - @USAToday

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Congress considers repealing military pensions cut

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.: US House Republican leaders propose plan to attach repeal of military pension cut to bill increasing federal debt limit; says he doesn't believe majority will support move - @Reuters

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