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Letters for Jan. 18: Debt limit, pay-per-mile, 'Fast and Furious'

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Congress, not the president, has debt limit authority Re: "Obama pledges not to give in on debt limit fight," Jan. 15 On Nov. 6, 2012, Barack Obama received a mandate to lead, not a mandate to dictate to the American people and Congress. Leadership involves influencing the action of others toward the accomplishment of a goal, but dictating is telling others what will be done, which is what the...

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