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US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geitner, seen here in Turkey in 2009. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is telling Congress that he will halt investments in two big government pension plans Monday to allow the government to continue borrowing money for the next few months.

Geithner says the government will reach its $14.3 trillion borrowing limit on Monday. Republicans have held back supporting an increase in the borrowing limit, saying they want Congress first to approve more spending cuts.

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