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GOP prepares 1-week extension as shutdown looms

Republicans battling with President Barack Obama over budget cuts are moving one-week legislation Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, despite opposition from the... Read more »

April 7, 2011

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White House hosts shutdown meeting as time is running out

Time growing short, Congress' leaders reported making headway Wednesday in talks to cut spending and avert a partial government shutdown that the White House warned... Read more »

April 6, 2011

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Obama: Progress, but no deal to avert shutdown

With time growing short, President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that he remains confident that a government shutdown can be avoided this weekend if negotiators... Read more »

April 6, 2011

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Obama seeks re-election help from Sharpton's group

Ensnarled in another political spat with Republicans, President Barack Obama conceded to a civil rights audience Wednesday that there are times when people "lose hope"... Read more »

April 6, 2011

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Shutdown meeting at White House as time dwindles

Time growing short, Congress' leaders reported making headway Wednesday in talks to cut spending and avert a partial government shutdown that the White House warned... Read more »

April 6, 2011

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