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Crushing Olympic Hockey Defeats Made Worse: Obama Owes Canada Two Cases Of Beer

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Both hockey teams representing the United States in the Olympics lost in major match-ups with Canada this week, and now President Barack Obama has to pay up.

Obama made a bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper before the games this week, with the loser promising cases of beer to the winner.

On Thursday, the U.S. lost in the Olympic women’s hockey final in overtime by a score of 3-2. The men suffered a loss on Friday, falling to Canada by a score of 1-0.

Harper celebrated the victory by asking Obama to pay up:

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