Presidential address on GOP debt-ceiling crisis

President Obama is scheduled to deliver a national address on the Republican debt-ceiling crisis in about 20 minutes. You can watch the speech live right here.

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Update: I replaced the live feed with the recorded video of the president’s address itself.

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Steve Benen

Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.