02/13/2014 10:01 am ET Updated Feb 13, 2014

Senate Leaders Spurn Cruz to Move Debt Bill to Final Vote

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The Senate approved a "clean" debt-ceiling bill on Wednesday, but the real drama occurred just before the vote, when the upper chamber's top two Republicans bucked firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz, voting to end debate and bring the bill to a final vote.

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