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President Obama tours a General Electric gas engines factory in Waukesha, Wis., on Jan. 30, 2014. GE has recently said it would shift hundreds of jobs abroad because of the Export-Import Bank's inability to help finance international deals. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Unless Congress raises the debt limit by Nov. 3, the U.S. Treasury may be left with only incoming taxes and fees to cover expenses, which would not be enough to pay all bills. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, left speaks at a Republican presidential debate last month, as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Is The Resilience Of Millennials Underrated?

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Examining Russia's Military Capabilities In Syria

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Politics In The News: Race For House Speaker Heats Up

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Capterpillar says it plans to lay off up to 10,000 workers, with many of those cuts coming in Illinois, amid a slide in equipment orders. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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