In House, debt-limit plan is to make Senate go first

Posted: January 31, 2014 at 3 a.m.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, arrives for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House Republicans are aiming to make the Democratic-led Senate act first on a debt-limit increase the U.S. Treasury Department said will be needed by the end of February.

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