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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Obama says checks at risk in August UPDATE

Posted By on Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:54 PM

President Obama finally has gotten serious about Republican intransigence on dealing with the debt ceiling. He says Social Security, veterans and disability checks may not be mailed in early August if Congress doesn't act.

UPDATE: Republicans blink on forcing default, but come up with plan to keep this issue alive through election season.

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