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Obama Voted Against Raising Debt Ceiling in 2006

Earlier today, President Barack Obama spoke about the urgency of raising the debt ceiling at a his final first-term White House press conference.

Midway through, Major Garrett of CBS reminded the President of harsh objections to his plan from a young, ambitious Senator.

In 2006, then-Sen. Barack Obama gave a floor speech defending his decision to vote against an increase in the debt ceiling under President George W. Bush. 

Source: Business Insider. Read full article. (link)

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    Yeah, well, the Constitution is an old peice of paper...what I means is that I'm in favor of everyone getting two chickens in every pot... why are you asking such a silly question?...
    Next question, please.

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    But that was evil Republican debt, not pure Democratic debt.

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