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Obama demands quick action to raise debt limit

Obama demands quick action to raise debt limit WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama demanded on Monday that lawmakers raise the nation’s $16.4 trillion federal debt limit quickly, warning that “Social Security benefits and veterans’ checks will be delayed” if … Continue reading

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Obama: Public is ‘sold’ on tax increases in a debt-ceiling deal

Obama: Public is ‘sold’ on tax increases in a debt-ceiling deal President Obama on Friday kept up the pressure on Republicans to agree to revenue increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, claiming 80 percent of the public … Continue reading

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