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July 10, 2011

Debt Ceiling: Obama Not Looking So Hot

In Other News Obama Boehner

Geithner alone NYT

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As Obama’s battle with the Repubs over the debt ceiling comes to a head, the pictures aren’t pretty.

(And here’s one more from the White House Photo of the Day at Bag Tumblr.)

(photo 1: from Tumblr site: In Other News. photo 2: J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press caption: Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner waiting for the arrival of Vice President Joe Biden during the negotiations between Republicans and Democrats in Congress on how to solve America’s debt crisis and budget problems, at the Capitol in Washington. Amid news reports that he is considering leaving his post, Mr. Geithner said Thursday that he planned to remain as Treasury secretary for the “foreseeable future.”. photo 3: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images caption: U.S. President Barack Obama walks from Marine One to the residence of the White House July 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama returned from Camp David to attend a meeting with Congressional leaders to negotiate increasing the United States’s debt ceiling in order to avoid the nation defaulting on its debt.)

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