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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes
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on Aug 2, 2011
Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default, a last-minute deal was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday evening (Aug. 1). Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, became one of 95 Democrats who voted in favor of the Budget Control Act of 2011 in a 50-50 split among House Democrats.
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