Barack Obama Quote

The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.


Speech on the floor of the US Senate in which he opposed raising the US debt limit. (16 March 2006)

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The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Washington is shifting the burden of bad...

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The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Washington is shifting the burden of bad...

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The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Washington is shifting the burden of bad...

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The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Washington is shifting the burden of bad...