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Democrats hope to address debt ceiling before GOP takes over House

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SprintShowbiz- Espanol
With just one month remaining until Republicans take the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, there are growing calls by Democrats to address the nation's debt limit, and avert a potential destructive standoff over raising the limit in 2023.   Despite the series of new requests for a vote from veteran House Democrats and newly-elected members of Congress, who'd prefer not deal with a debt ceiling crisis in their first year on Capitol Hill, Congressional leaders have neither scheduled nor planned a vote on the debt ceiling before the end of the year. Hopes of a debt ceiling proposal are at increasing risk of being dashed amid a crush of must-pass legislation in the fleeting weeks of this Congress. At a news conference Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not directly answer when asked if the House would pass legislation not address the debt limit before January.  She said Democrats have said "again and again" that what they want to handle the debt limit in a "bipartisan

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