Obama demands big deal for debt limit
Published 07/11/2011, Associated Press
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 fresh urgency for Republicans and fellow Democrats to resolve intense tax and spending disputes and head off economic calamity. Open link and scroll to bottom of story for video of Pres. Obama speaking to reporters this morningWord count: 889
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