White House Open To Short-term Hike In Debt Limit

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October 07, 2013 AT 8:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions that Republicans have said they intend to demand, officials said Monday, as the White House signaled it would accept even a brief extension in borrowing authority to prevent an unprecedented default.