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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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US bracing for government shutdown no one wants

The United States braced for a partial government shutdown Tuesday that no one in the seat of democracy seems to want or believes is good for the country, yet the only... 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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Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward approving legislation keeping federal agencies from locking their... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013

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