Obama Fights Republicans on Debt as Investors Seek Growth

Obama Fights Republicans on Debt as Investors Seek Growth

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House Republicans, who were so unhappy with the tax deal that almost two-thirds of the party’s members and several top leaders dissented on the vote to approve, are vowing to use the debt limit increase to extract spending cuts that have eluded them so far. President Barack Obama served notice he won’t accept any conditions at all.