Comments for: Obama refuses to negotiate debt ceiling with Republicans seeking cuts

Posted Jan. 14, 2013, at 6:21 p.m.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday rejected any negotiations with Republicans over raising the nation’s borrowing limit, accusing his opponents in the latest fiscal fight of trying to extract a ransom for not ruining the U.S. economy. Calling a White House news conference to promote his position on the …

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