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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

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Debt-reduction negotiations between President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner collapsed Friday, derailing an effort to reach a landmark agreement to cut spending, overhaul the tax code and avert a government default, according to senior House Republican aides.

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