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GOP moves to block another debt-ceiling increase

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As President Obama prepares to demand another increase in the nation's nearly $17 trillion debt ceiling later this month, about half of all House Republicans have joined to block him in a way that would keep the nation from defaulting and key programs like Social Security, Medicare and veteran's benefits flowing. Backed by 106 co-sponsors and the powerful Republican Study Committee, the measure...