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News Roundup | January 23, 2013

Here’s a roundup of the latest must-read budget and economic stories:

Global investors believe the biggest threat to the world economy is the U.S.’s increasing debt. Bloomberg discusses the poll.

The Hill says many experts believe a prolonged fight over the debt ceiling could hurt the economy.

The House will vote today on a bill to increase the federal debt limit for three months. The Associated Press, Bloomberg, The Hill, Politico, Reuters, The Washington Examiner and The Washington Post have the details.

Roll Call and The Wall Street Journal look at Republicans’ strategy for tackling the deficit going forward.

Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal looks at Democrats’ plans for tax reform.

According to The Hill, there is increasing support for legislation that would prevent federal lawmakers from collecting their paychecks if Congress doesn’t pass a budget.

The New York Times says Medicaid premiums may rise in the near future due to changes in the 2010 health care reform law.

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