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Bill to extend U.S. debt limit clears Senate hurdle

A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to extend U.S. federal borrowing authority for a year cleared a critical procedural hurdle in the Senate on Wednesday, moving the measure to a final vote.

The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 67-31 to move straight to a final vote on a "clean" hike in the debt ceiling. The House of Representatives passed the measure on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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