House Passes Debt Limit Bill

House Passes Debt Limit Bill

POSTED: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 4:53pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 8:59am

WASHINGTON- The House of Representatives passes the debt limit bill.

Lawmakers voted 269 to 161 in favor of the measure.

There were 95 Democrats and 66 Republicans who voted against it.

The Senate is expected to take up the bill tomorrow, and the President has said he'll sign the legislation.

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