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Emerging Senate proposal focus in budget battle

A bipartisan group of senators is polishing a plan that would reopen the government and prevent an unprecedented default on the country's bills, while talks between... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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New GOP shutdown/debt plan, but no agreement yet

House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would include cuts in... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2013

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House GOP, White House seeking end to budget fight

After weeks of ultimatums, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans are exploring whether they can end a budget standoff that has triggered a partial... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2013

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Wall Street rallies as threat of U.S. default eases

Wall Street roared in approval Thursday after Washington appeared to break an impasse that threatened to push the country into default. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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DC mayor, Reid speak on phone after confrontation

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray had what his spokesman calls a "cordial" telephone conversation with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid following their... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Boehner offers 6-week extension on gov't ability to borrow money; WH says likely OK

Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks —... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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