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House GOP Plans Vote On Debt Limit

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Democrats support the policy to reverse cost-of-living increases to military benefits, and the sequester pay-for. But they don't want to couple that with the debt limit.

"Doing it on the debt ceiling is just playing games with our military retirees," said a House Democratic leadership aide.

Republican leaders intend to post the bill Monday night and whip support for it. The Wednesday vote isn't officially scheduled yet.

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