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Rep. Paul Ryan, left, and Rep. Pete Sessions, right, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting.

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Rep. Paul Ryan, left, and Rep. Pete Sessions, right, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting.

Ryan: Republicans Eye Short-Term Debt-Ceiling Increase at Retreat

The House’s Republicans, assembled at a retreat outside Williamsburg, Virginia, are discussing the “virtues” of passing a short-term increase in the federal debt limit. So says Rep. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman from Wisconsin. “We are discussing the...

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, presides over the opening session of the 113th House of Representatives in Washington.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, presides over the opening session of the 113th House of Representatives in Washington.

Washington Daybook: Retreat

The House Republicans’ battle plan for the upcoming debt limit debate will take shape today as members gather for a retreat in Williamsburg, Virginia. They could use one. Speaker John Boehner removed four members from the Finance and Budget committees...

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