Democrats Face Tricky Deadlines on Debt Ceiling, Spending

WASHINGTON—Democrats’ efforts to pass trillions of dollars in new spending by the end of September are colliding with a pair of other looming deadlines: keeping the government funded and raising the federal borrowing limit to avoid defaulting on debt payments.

Time is running short against a backdrop of deep partisan disagreements over President Biden’s agenda, complicating the path forward on Capitol Hill.


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