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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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Grim jobs report casts shadow over debt talks

Beset by a weak jobs report, President Barack Obama on Friday called for swift action by Congress to raise the nation's borrowing limit, saying the uncertainty over... Read more »

July 8, 2011

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Obama: Still differences on debt, new talks Sunday

With an August deadline for a budget deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling looming, President Barack Obama and congressional negotiators are looking at closing some... Read more »

July 8, 2011

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Lee's bill would cut, cap, balance

With few firm offers in play for increasing the federal debt ceiling in advance of the Aug. 2 deadline, Sen. Mike Lee opted Thursday to lead out by introducing the... Read more »

July 7, 2011

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