Obama talks tough on debt ceiling

15 January 2013

ABC News 24

In a speech marking the end of his first term, President Barack Obama has urged Republicans in Congress to raise the federal debt ceiling to protect the "financial well-being of the American people". Lecturer Adam Lockyer analyses the speech and whether this ploy might help end the deadlock.

Bookmark and Share

Tags: Adam Lockyer, Barack Obama, Congress, Debt Ceiling

Have your say

Name
Comment

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Celine Shimizu

Asian American experiences in film

Centre visiting fellow Celine Shimizu discusses her work on the representation of Asian Americans and gender in film.


Jorgensen

West united on Russian sanctions

Lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen says new sanctions on Russia show Vladimir Putin has failed to use his economic relationships to drive a wedge between Europe and the United States.

Follow us on Twitter Become a Facebook fan Watch us on YouTube See us on Flickr Watch us on Vimeo RSS