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Debt talks grind on, clock ticks toward default

Budget talks between President Barack Obama and his GOP rivals are at a frustrating standstill, leading a top Republican to launch a long-shot proposal to give Obama... Read more »

July 13, 2011

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McConnell, Boehner increase criticism of Obama

The top Republican in the Senate is proposing to give President Barack Obama sweeping new power to, in effect, unilaterally increase the nation's debt limit to avoid a... Read more »

July 12, 2011

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Obama, Republicans trapped by inflexible rhetoric

President Barack Obama and GOP lawmakers, hundreds of billions of dollars short of their goal, seem trapped by inflexible bargaining positions as they struggle for... Read more »

July 12, 2011

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Obama continues to push 'largest possible deal'

President Barack Obama urged Republican leaders to compromise on their opposition to tax increases and achieve "the largest possible deal" to cut the federal budget... Read more »

July 11, 2011

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No stopgap: Obama demands big deal for debt limit

Pressing both political parties to give ground, President Barack Obama declared Monday he would reject any stopgap extension of the nation's borrowing limit, adding... Read more »

July 11, 2011

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