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Obama warns GOP leaders: 'Don't call my bluff'

President Barack Obama bluntly told Republican congressional leaders Wednesday they must compromise quickly if the government is to avoid an unprecedented default,... Read more »

July 13, 2011

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GOP 2012 candidates quiet on McConnell plan

Republican presidential candidates are all but silent on Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell's proposal to sidestep a potentially disastrous government default on loan... Read more »

July 13, 2011

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McConnell warns GOP: Don't help re-elect Obama

Failure to raise the U.S. debt limit would probably ensure President Barack Obama's re-election in 2012, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned fellow... Read more »

July 13, 2011

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GOP assails Obama; debt negotiators scramble

Hope dimming for a broad debt-limit deal, Congress and the White House scrambled Wednesday to salvage deficit-reduction talks while top congressional Republicans said... Read more »

July 13, 2011

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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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Gingrich: GOP shouldn't back down from Obama fight

Congressional Republicans should not relent in the battle with President Barack Obama over raising the federal debt ceiling, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said... Read more »

July 12, 2011

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