Post-speech 2012 candidates hit Obama Staff
Posted: Jul 26, 2011 9:07 AM
Post-speech 2012 candidates hit Obama

(CNN) - Through critical statements, Republican presidential candidates capitalized on the president's address Monday night that laid out his course for how find an agreement to raise the debt ceiling before the August 2 deadline.

Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, who has used her opposition to an increase in the debt limit as a cornerstone of her campaign efforts, accused President Obama of using "political gamesmanship" with the national crisis.