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Default deadline looms: Senate Sunday vote

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WASHINGTON--Talks continue Sunday in the Senate over raising the debt ceiling, as an Aug. 2 default deadline looms. A vote is set for about 1 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delayed a vote that had been scheduled earlier for his bill because of some progress made in negotiations with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The House is in recess until Monday.

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