Senate Passes Debt Limit Bill, Avoiding U.S. Default

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Sen. Rand Paul rides the Senate Subway at the U.S. Capitol on August... NyhetsfotoHorisontell,Huvudbild,Kapitolium,Politik,Rand Paul,USA,Washington DC,ÅkaPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) rides the Senate Subway at the U.S. Capitol on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. Yesterday the House of Representatives passed the bill to raise the federal debt limit, and the U.S. Senate will later vote today on an agreement to extend the federal debt limit and enact spending cuts. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)