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Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

Their unity fraying, House Republicans bent but did not blink Monday in their demand for changes to the nation's health care overhaul as the price for preventing the... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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Blame game rife as Dems, GOP try to avert shutdown

Republicans and Democrats blamed each other Monday as they took the federal government to the brink of a shutdown in an intractable budget dispute over President... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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With no weekend talks, 1st U.S. shutdown in 17 years seen as unavoidable

The U.S. government stands poised for its first partial shutdown in 17 years at midnight Monday after a weekend with no signs of negotiations or compromise from either... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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Boehner: It's an emergency, where's the Senate?

House Speaker John Boehner says the nation is facing a budget emergency and the Senate, like the House, should be in session to help avert a government shutdown. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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