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PBS Newshour | President Obama Urges Congress To Vote On 'A Bill I Can Sign' To Raise the Debt Ceiling | PBS

Duration: 05:27
Program: PBS NewsHour

After House Speaker John Boehner failed to secure enough votes Thursday evening for his bill to pass in the House -- a measure that Senate Democrats and the White House had said would not be signed into law -- President Obama made a statement Friday morning, calling the situation "increasingly urgent" and calling for a bill with enough bipartisan support to pass both chambers.

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Post Date: July 29, 2011