Obama, Boehner press debt-limit arguments in national addressesQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|With financial markets warily watching the Capitol Hill drama, Obama used his 15-minute address from the White House to urge 'shared sacrifice' in tackling the debt, calling for deep cuts in federal spending to be coupled with higher taxes on the wealthy and on large corporations. Boehner countered with a shorter speech from the Capitol, in which he blamed the fiscal crisis on Washington's spending and urged deep cuts to cure it.|
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