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Democrats Are United on Debt Talks, For Now

Tom Williams/Roll Call
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer leaves a Democratic Caucus meeting Tuesday. Hoyer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have found themselves in a position of leverage in the debt limit talks, as any deal will require some Democratic votes.

Van Hollen argued that Republicans had written the amendment in such a way that it would impose significant cuts to Medicare and Social Security and “is an abuse, using the Constitution of the country to impose their plan to end Medicare.”

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