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As Jimmy Kimmel discovered, mean tweets about President Obama are comedy gold — at least when he reads them. Grouchy citizens complain about every conceivable fault, and of course almost everything that goes wrong for them is his fault. The president, a cool comic who could perform stand-up in a post-presidential career, takes all the cranky comments in stride. Then he gets to a “mic drop” moment with an old (and current) nemesis. Just click.

 

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Washington (AFP) - Democratic congressional leaders on Monday unveiled plans to suspend the nation's borrowing limit, following a White House warning of "economic catastrophe" unless that ceiling is raised.

The legislation also would fund the government through the end of the year after the current budget lapses on September 30.

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