Senate and House leaders dig in for a debt-limit fight

07/25/2011 | Washington Post, The · St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Congressional leaders are moving away from compromise and hardening their positions on the debt ceiling as the Aug. 2 deadline to avoid a default nears. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, offered competing plans. President Barack Obama backed Reid's plan.

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Washington Post, The · St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

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