April 13, 2011 2:59 PM

Obama's deficit plan begins tug-of-war with Republicans

Offering up his own $4 trillion roadmap to tame America's deficit and an admission that he doesn't expect Congress to embrace it as-is, President Barack Obama on Wednesday began a concerted effort to pull together a bipartisan deal this year. The president called on Congress to agree to some variation of his plan by the end of June.

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