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Boehner says GOP will agree to debt ceiling extension
WASHINGTON -- The standoff over the federal budget moved toward at least a temporary end as Speaker John A. Boehner announced Thursday that House Republicans would agree to a six-week extension of the federal government’s ability to borrow to pay its bills, setting up late-night negotiations between the White House and Congress.
By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli
October 10, 2013