(THE HILL) House Republican leaders have offered a new plan to lift the debt ceiling and re-open the government after meeting with President Obama on Thursday.

The offer, made late Thursday night, would allow the House to vote as early as Friday on a six-week extension of the debt ceiling, a GOP leadership aide said.

It would set up immediate negotiations to end the 11-day government shutdown, which would continue into the weekend.

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