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Debt Ceiling Debate: Mitch McConnell Takes Heat Over 'Plan B'

First Posted: 07/18/11 05:46 PM ET Updated: 09/17/11 06:12 AM ET

In the debt ceiling debate, GOP senator Mitch McConnell and his "Plan B" have come under increasing scrutiny.

The plan, which calls congress to cede the power to raise the debt limit to the president, has attracted support from Democrats, but risks creating a schism within the Republican party.

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