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Markets perk up on U.S. debt ceiling hopes

Financial markets were decidedly perkier Thursday as President Barack Obama was set to meet with top Republican leaders in an effort to end the budget impasse that has... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013


Stocks soar on hopes for deal to avoid US default

The stock market broke out of a three-week funk Thursday as Washington moved closer to a deal to avert a U.S. government default. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013


Lew warns of 'irrevocable damage' from default

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an unprecedented federal default could cause, even as House GOP leaders considered a... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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As shutdown drags on, time to call in mediator?

Maybe it's time to call in a mediator — if there's one not on furlough. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013


Obama to seek opening with GOP leaders on shutdown

President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that has shuttered much of the government and threatens a catastrophic federal... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013


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