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Yellen urges Congress to raise or suspend the debt limit by Aug. 2

Posted On: Oct 28, 2021   |   Posted By: CNBC

Treasury Secretary Yellen warned her department will start "extraordinary measures" on Aug. 2 if lawmakers don't raise the debt ceiling.

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