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Senate Debates Bankruptcy Restrictions

The U.S. Senate begins debate on changes to consumer bankruptcy laws. Business groups started trying eight years ago to put new restrictions on bankruptcy filings by consumers. The number of filings was soaring at the time. More recently, they've declined, but the plan remains a Republican priority.

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David Welna
David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.