The Capitol in Washington during morning rush hour. A shutdown could still happen from December 3 when the government’s coffers theoretically run out. Photo: TNS
The Capitol in Washington during morning rush hour. A shutdown could still happen from December 3 when the government’s coffers theoretically run out. Photo: TNS
US Politics

US averts debt disaster – for now – as Senate approves stopgap fix

  • Democrats and Republicans agree to extend the US government’s borrowing authority into December
  • It temporarily averts an unprecedented federal default that experts say would devastate the economy

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The Capitol in Washington during morning rush hour. A shutdown could still happen from December 3 when the government’s coffers theoretically run out. Photo: TNS
The Capitol in Washington during morning rush hour. A shutdown could still happen from December 3 when the government’s coffers theoretically run out. Photo: TNS
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