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Bipartisan Health Bills Pick Up Steam, But Contentious Debt Ceiling Negotiations Continue

By Michelle M. Stein, Bridget Early, Dorothy Mills-Gregg / May 22, 2023 at 6:08 PM
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Monday reportedly said ahead of a meeting with President Joe Biden Monday evening that a debt limit deal would need to be reached this week to avoid default by June 1, while the White House budget office slammed the effect House Republicans’ plan would have on health care -- but even as the partisan debt ceiling debate rages on, lawmakers from both parties are working on some health legislation from limited site-neutral pay expansions...

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