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Wed April 13, 2011
Politics

Obama Lays Out Deficit Reduction Plan

President Obama Wednesday unveiled a deficit reduction plan that he hopes will start reducing the critical "debt to GDP ratio" by 2014. If it doesn't, the president proposes a "debt fail-safe trigger" that will force additional reductions. Medicare, however, is not on the table. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Jim Zarroli.

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