House votes to suspend the debt ceiling until 2022 in Congress’s efforts to avoid a government shutdown

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The House has passed a bill that would suspend the debt limit through December of 2022,. Now, the Senate will be considering the measure. There is still time to prevent a shutdown of the government. Failing to act would affect multiple federal agencies, and result in thousands of furloughed federal workers. CBS News’ congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave updates us on what is happening in Capitol Hill. Siobhan Hughes is a Wall Street Journal congressional reporter and joins Lana Zak of CBSN to talk about this topic.

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