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Obama says he will test debt and deficit critics by ‘calling their bluff’

interns Contributor

President Obama made some interesting comments last night about budget deficits, signaling the onset of an age-old battle with Republicans over whether to cut spending or raise taxes (or possibly both).

But not before 2011.

“Next year, when I start presenting some very difficult choices to the country, I hope some of these folks who are hollering about deficits and debt step up,” Obama said following the G-20 summit in Toronto. “Because I’m calling their bluff.”

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