Both sides are confident the US House of Representatives will pass a bipartisan Senate Bill to raise the debt ceiling, a senior Democratic aide has said.
A vote in both chambers, probably starting with the House, is expected later today.
The aide added that the measure is expected to pass the House with mostly Democratic votes.
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