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The sun rises behind the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday as a partial government shutdown entered a second day with little sign of a breakthrough to get hundreds of thousands […]

10/02/2013

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Lawmakers: Obama wooing might break budget logjam

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers said they welcome President Obama’s courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle.

03/10/2013

Obama must work with status-quo Congress to avert financial crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) – With a second term ahead of him, President Barack Obama faces the urgent task of working with Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back […]

11/07/2012