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Boehner Tells GOP Caucus He Wants Deal in 24 Hours

House Speaker John Boehner wants a package to raise the debt ceiling by 2 p.m. Sunday, which would coincide with the opening of Asian markets, he told Republican members on a conference call Saturday.

Boehner is seeking $3 trillion to $5 trillion in cuts, according to GOP sources, and wants to avoid pursuing the so-called McConnell Plan that would give President Obama the authority to raise the debt ceiling without Congress.

 

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