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Campaign 2012 / Obama Interview / Debt #1030638

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The threat from Moody's Investors Service to downgrade the US credit rating unless the White House and Congress reach a deal on taxes, spending and the debt noted; national debt cited; details given about the earlier credit downgrade after President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner failed to agree on a deal. Earlier interview held with Obama about the political divide across the country. [OBAMA – says people would like to see an end to political maneuvering and more of a focus on getting the job done; says Boehner he hasn’t been able to control the wing of his caucus that thinks compromise is a dirty word; notes Boehner is supportive of his opponent; comments on the difficulty in negotiating with the Republican Congress.]
Pelley, Scott

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