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  • Inside Politics

    The National Education Association — the nation's largest education union — has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.

  • White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Tuesday, June 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama gets into debt-reduction debate

    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.

  • Biden: Middle class won't carry burden alone

    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.

  • **FILE** House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican (Associated Press)

    Taxes take top Republicans out of deficit-paring talks

    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.

  • Biden panel facing pressure in debt-limit deadline, Hill recesses

    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.

  • Inside Politics

    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.

  • Bloomberg
Vice President Joseph R. Biden (second from right) speaks Thursday during debt-reduction talks with Hill leaders. Also taking part were Rep. James E. Clyburn (fourth from right), South Carolina Democrat; House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (third from right), Virginia Republican; Sen. Daniel K. Inouye (right), Hawaii Democrat; and Office of Management and Budget chief Jacob Lew (foreground).

    Biden: Debt talks 'productive'

    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.

  • Inside Politics

    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.

  • Obama's tax return shows a decline in his income


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