Aug. 3, 2011
Presidents at Age 50
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President Obama was in the midst of finding a cost-cutting compromise with Congress in order to raise the debt ceiling and avoid having the nation default on its loans just days before he celebrated his 50th birthday on Aug. 4, 2011.
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