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The National Education Association — the nation's largest education union — has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
The high-stakes negotiations over the country's long-term debt problems kicked into another gear Monday as President Obama met separately with the Senate's two top leaders in hopes of jump-starting a deal.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Saturday the Obama administration wouldn't let middle class Americans "carry the whole burden" to break a deadlock over the national debt limit, warning that the Republican approach would only benefit the wealthy.
Republican negotiators walked away from bipartisan deficit reduction talks between Congress and the White House on Thursday, saying the bargaining sessions had reached an impasse over tax increases Democrats are insisting must be part of any eventual deal.
Congressional leaders involved in ongoing deficit-reduction talks with the White House say negotiations have been going slow but well. But they'll need to hurry in order to beat an early August deadline and avoid a government default on the national debt.
The early action was supposed to be in the competitive Republican primary. But the White House and its allies aren't sitting on the sidelines in South Carolina.
Bipartisan talks between the White House and Congress on how best to lower he nation's ballooning debt kicked off Thursday, with participants saying they are optimistic about a compromise, but offering few details.
A Pentagon inquiry into a Rolling Stone magazine profile of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal that led to his dismissal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has cleared him of wrongdoing.