Will a discharge petition be used successfully to bring a debt ceiling increase to the House floor in 2023?
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NO

Resolves YES if in 2023, a discharge petition is filed in the US House and reaches enough signatures (218) to bring a bill to increase the debt ceiling to the House floor. Otherwise NO.

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predicted NO

Democrats to file discharge petition today and start collecting signatures as a fallback plan:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/democrats-to-launch-discharge-petition-aiming-to-force-debt-ceiling-vote-cb82484f

predicted NO

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/02/us/politics/debt-limit-discharge-petition.html

With a possible default now projected as soon as June 1, Democrats on Tuesday began taking steps to deploy the secret weapon they have been holding in reserve. They started the process of trying to force a debt-limit increase bill to the floor through a so-called discharge petition that could bypass Republican leaders who have refused to raise the ceiling unless President Biden agrees to spending cuts and policy changes.