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Congress lumbers while threatened default looms

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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Senate vote derailing the Democrats' debt-limit

The focus of efforts to end the government shutdown and prevent a U.S. default shifted to the Senate on Saturday, where leaders were in talks aimed at resolving the... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013

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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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