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House GOP leaders seek short-term debt extension

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner told Republican lawmakers today he will give President Barack Obama a proposal extending the government’s ability to borrow money through Nov. 22 — but only if he agrees to negotiate over ending the partial government shutdown and a longer-term increase in the debt ceiling.

“It gets us down the road a little bit so they can continue to talk,” Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., said after Boehner presented the plan to a closed-door meeting of…

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