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Rep. Jim Clyburn weighs in as Congress remains divided over the debt ceiling

Earlier this week, House Republicans passed a bill that would raise the debt ceiling — but dramatically cut spending. It is unlikely to pass in the Senate, which is controlled by Democrats.

But as the country inches closer to a potential default, when does the political gamesmanship stop and the negotiating begin?

We put that question to Rep. Jim Clyburn, assistant House Democratic leader.

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