White House Open To Short-term Hike In Debt Limit

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October 07, 2013 AT 10:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats intend to introduce legislation by mid-week to raise the nation's debt limit without the unrelated conditions Republicans have said they intend to seek, officials said Monday, as the White House signaled it would accept even a brief extension in borrowing authority to prevent an unprecedented default.