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US House Suspends Debt Ceiling, Pushes 'No Budget, No Pay'

January 24, 2013

After battling to the brink of default last year the US House is suspending a fight over the nation’s debt ceiling for three months. The House also included a provision that both chambers of Congress pass a budget resolution by mid-April – or have their salaries withheld. The Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee – Michigan Republican Fred Upton – joined his fellow GOP Congressmen in approving the measure. He talked about it with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter…