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Nancy Pelosi will vote yes for debt deal: Big signal to progressives

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WASHINGTON-- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will vote for the debt deal in order to avoid a default, her spokesman just told me, despite concerns she had about the impact the measure would have on Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid.

That should send a strong signal to progressive Democrats--who are weighing what to do as the vote draws near--a few hours from now.

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