WASHINGTON — The prospects for a bill that would extend a program that provides a federal guarantee for certain business deposits are rapidly fading as Republicans prepare to offer a point of order designed to kill the measure.

Although the situation remains in flux, Senate Republicans are expected as early as Thursday to file an objection to the bill based on its projected cost to the government. The Congressional Budget Office said in a report Monday that extending the Transaction Account Guarantee for two years could cost $110 million over the next 10 years.

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