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Wisconsin delegation split evenly on debt limit, shutdown vote

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Wisconsin’s congressional delegation was evenly divided on the Oct. 16 vote to raise the federal debt limit, reopen the government and avoid default on the nation’s debts.


In the House of Representatives, Democrats Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan were joined by Republican Reid Ribble in voting to fund the government through Jan. 15 and continue to borrow money through Feb. 7.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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