John Boehner Says Republicans Must 'Sacrifice' to Avoid Default

The top Democrats from the House and Senate met with President Obama at the White House this evening, as House Speaker John Boehner told his Republican members it is time to make "some sacrifices" to avert a debt crisis. The late-day activity came as financial markets started opening around the world and reacting to the breakdown of negotiations and missed deadlines. Boehner, R-Ohio, had promised to unveil his "new measure" to avoid a debt crisis this afternoon in an effort to calm the Asian...Full Story
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