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Here’s a roundup of the latest must-read budget and economic stories:
The Associated Press, Bloomberg, The Hill, The New York Times, Politico and The Wall Street Journal report the U.S. House passed a bill Thursday that would have the federal government prioritize payments in the event Congress doesn’t pass a debt ceiling increase.
The Los Angeles Times says Republicans are considering a plan to link an increase in the debt ceiling with progress on tax reform.
The Wall Street Journal looks at how a reduced deficit might affect the debate in Washington.
Politico looks at the special interests that could be helped by the new farm bill (which is still in draft form).