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Obama: I Want A Debt Ceiling Deal For My Birthday

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Obama: I Want A Debt Ceiling Deal For My Birthday

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Obama: I Want A Debt Ceiling Deal For My Birthday

Obama: I Want A Debt Ceiling Deal For My Birthday

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President Barack Obama walks with First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha to St. John's Church Sunday, July 17, 2011, in Washington. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Barack Obama walks with First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha to St. John's Church Sunday, July 17, 2011, in Washington.

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Host Michel Martin continues her conversation with President Barack Obama. He comments on the criticism his wife received for ordering a high-calorie meal, and shares his feelings about turning 50.