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U.S. Senate fails to advance debt ceiling, government funding measures

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A sharply divided U.S. Senate on Monday failed to advance a measure to suspend the federal debt ceiling and avoid a partial government shutdown, as Republican lawmakers denied the bill the votes necessary to move forward.

(Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Scott Malone)

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