The debt-ceiling deal passes the House, 269-161. The plan is a two-stage raise of the debt...

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The debt-ceiling deal passes the House, 269-161. The plan is a two-stage raise of the debt ceiling by $2.4T while cutting spending by about $2.7 trillion over 10 years. The Senate may begin debate tonight but is likely to vote on the deal tomorrow. (MW) Updated: The Senate will vote at noon tomorrow.