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Obama: "We Are Not A Deadbeat Nation"

"If the House and the Senate want to give me the authority, so that they don't have to take these tough votes; if they want to put the responsibility on me to raise the debt ceiling, I'm happy to take it."

Last updated on January 14, 2013, at 12:06 p.m. ET

Posted on January 14, 2013, at 12:06 p.m. ET

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