WASHINGTON (AP) - With the government shutdown entering a second week, attention is turning to the deadline that's just 10 days away for extending the government's borrowing authority.
Officials say Senate Democrats are putting together legislation that would raise the debt limit -- but wouldn't include any of the conditions that Republicans were hoping to attach to it.
Republicans have said they want long-term deficit cuts or reforms to benefit programs and perhaps a rollback in environmental rules as the price for raising the current $16.7 trillion debt limit.
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