White House sees momentum toward "balanced" debt deal

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Posted: Jul 21, 2011 1:45 PM
White House sees momentum toward "balanced" debt deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday there was momentum behind the idea of a balanced approach to a "significant agreement" on debt and deficits.

"There is potential here for a significant agreement," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters.

(Reporting by Matt Spetalnick and Alister Bull)