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Senate passes debt deal 74-26

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WASHINGTON--The Senate passed and will send to President Obama the bill to raise the debt ceiling on Tuesday on a 74-26 rollcall. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) was presiding during the vote.

Obama will be speaking in a few minutes.

The House passed the measure on Monday.

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