David Welna David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
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Bill To Raise The Debt Ceiling Becomes Law

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Compromise But Little Consensus As House OKs Bill

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President Obama pauses as he speaks about the deal to raise the debt limit in the White House briefing room on Sunday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Senate Moves Ahead With Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling

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Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen (right), the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, spars with Utah Republican Jason Chaffetz as they testify before the House Rules Committee on the Cut, Cap and Balance plan Monday at the Capitol. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House To Vote On GOP's 'Cut, Cap, Balance' Plan

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GOP Makes Its Case In Debt Ceiling Talks

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