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Obama, lawmakers to meet again as debt clock ticks

With pressure continuing to build but no breakthroughs in sight, budget bargaining between President Barack Obama and top lawmakers resumes Monday at the White House,... Read more »

July 11, 2011

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IMF chief calls on U.S. to raise borrowing limit

The International Monetary Fund's new chief foresees "real nasty consequences" for the U.S. and global economies if the U.S. fails to raise its borrowing limit. Read more »

July 10, 2011

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Ahead of new debt talks, Boehner nixes grand plan

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders were regrouping after House Republicans abandoned efforts for a deficit reduction package of $4 trillion over 10... Read more »

July 10, 2011

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Boehner to seek smaller $2 trillion deal to avoid tax increases

House Speaker John Boehner has informed president Barack Obama that he wants to pursue a smaller $2 trillion deficit reduction deal, not the larger effort sought by... Read more »

July 9, 2011

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