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Republican fight on U.S. shutdown shows simmering civil war

The Republican war with President Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming days and months. The conflict now exposed... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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Who'll blink? Democrats, GOP in shutdown staredown

As the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine government funding bill to try... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2013

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Shutdown threat puts pressure on House Republicans

Lawmakers from both parties urged one another in a rare weekend session to give ground in their fight over preventing a federal shutdown, with the midnight Monday... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2013

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Obama's no-negotiation stance setting new tone

This time, President Barack Obama says, he's not budging. This is the confrontational Obama, the "Make my day" president, betting Republicans blink to avoid a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013

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