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January 31, 2013 5:48 PM

Senate faces pay-cut threat, but its millionaires may not care

Can you make a wealthy person do something by temporarily withholding a relatively tiny part of his or her income? America is about to find out, after the Senate approved a bill on a 64-34 vote to suspend the nation’s debt limit until mid-May, enabling the federal government to continue to borrow money to pay its bills.

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