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Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 10:40 AM

President Obama Speaks on the Nation's Finances


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President Barack Obama speaks at the White House on February 5, 2013. President Obama urged the Congress to take action to avoid sequester cuts with a short-term budget fix.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
President Barack Obama speaks at the White House on February 5, 2013. President Obama urged the Congress to take action to avoid sequester cuts with a short-term budget fix.

President Obama made a statement this morning about the nation's finances, just a day after he signed a debt ceiling bill suspending the nation's borrowing limit until May 18. We discuss the president's speech.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Lisa Lerer, White House reporter for Bloomberg News

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