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Congress Expected to Pass Bankruptcy Bill

The House and Senate are expected to pass a measure that would make it harder for debtors to avoid their obligations through federal bankruptcy laws. Bill backers say too many people abuse the practice. But critics say the legislation makes no distinction between those who truly need relief and those who have been irresponsible.

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