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Posted byon July 25, 2011 at 8:00 AM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer shows how before House Republicans were for a short term solution to the debt ceiling, they were against it for the very same reasons President Obama believes it is the wrong approach.
Posted byon July 23, 2011 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the urgency of Democrats and Republicans coming together to take a balanced approach to cutting the deficit to strengthen our economy and secure our future.
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 9:30 PM EDT
The President held a press conference to provide an update on the ongoing budget negotiations after Speaker Boehner walked away from these negotiations as they were working towards a big deficit and debt reduction package
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 7:21 PM EDT
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa explains why he and mayors across the country are urging Congress to reach an agreement on the debt limit to prevent default and asking them to invest in job creating programs.
Posted byon July 22, 2011 at 2:24 PM EDT
President Obama told a group of students that defaulting is not an option: The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab.
Posted byon July 19, 2011 at 4:17 PM EDT
President Obama provides an update on the efforts to reach a balanced approach to deficit reduction.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 4:07 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to a group of young Americans in Massachusetts about the importance of compromise in our democracy -- even from people who care passionately about their position.
Posted byon July 15, 2011 at 1:58 PM EDT
At a news conference to address the ongoing negotiations on raising the debt ceiling, President Obama urged Congress to set politics aside to get something done for the American people