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Obama Administration Rules Out Super-Coin to Sidestep the Debt Limit

The Obama administration has ruled out minting money as a way to sidestep the nation's borrowing limit. The Treasury Department will not produce a trillion-dollar platinum coin to pay the federal government's bills, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

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