Republican and Democratic leaders in the US Senate have struck a deal to raise the debt ceiling and avert a potential default, Republican senator Kelly Ayotte has told the Associated Press.
The measure still has to pass a deeply divided, Republican-controlled House of Representatives that failed twice on Tuesday to produce its own plan.
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