Senate Passes Debt Ceiling Hike, Rand Paul Sues Obama Over NSA Surveillance, Killing in Syria Accelerates: P.M. Links

  • The Senate voted to
    raise the debt ceiling
    this afternoon. Before the vote, Sen.

    Harry Reid
    (D-Nev.) urged Republican senators to reject their
    “Tea Party overlords.”
  • Sen.
    Rand Paul
    (R-Ky.) has filed a suit against President Obama and
    administration officials over NSA surveillance.
  • Former New Orleans Mayor
    C. Ray Nagin
    has been found guilty on corruption charges and is
    facing up to 20 years behind bars.
  • President Obama signed an executive order
    raising the minimum wage
    for federal contractors to $10.10 an

  • Killing in Syria
    has accelerated amid faltering peace talks in
    Switzerland. Over 230 people a day have been killed in Syria since
    Jan. 22.  
  • The trial of
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on
    Nov. 3.

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