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As Debt Ceiling Vote Nears, The Pressure Is On House Republican Freshmen The Washington Post reports: “They ran against debt. They swore and swore again that they’d cut up the nation’s credit card. But now the 87 freshmen House Republicans are facing intense pressure from administration officials and even some natural allies on why they should — indeed, why they must — vote to allow the federal government to go even deeper into debt.

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