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Stakes rise in Washington stalemate

The stalemate in Washington continues. Eight days into a government shutdown, a bigger storm looms, as an October 17 deadline to raise the country's $16.7 trillion borrowing limit approaches. In an impromptu news conference at the White House. President Obama says he is willing to talk to House Speaker John Boehner, with one exception. (SOUNDBITE)(English) PRESIDENT OBAMA, SAYING: "Having such a conversation, talks, negotiations, shouldn't require hanging the threats of a government shutdown or economic chaos over the heads of the American people." "As soon as Congress votes to reopen the government, it's also got to vote to meet our countries commitments. To meet our bills. Raise the debt ceiling." Shortly after, Boehner offered this rebuttal. (SOUNDBITE)(English) HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN BOEHNER, SAYING: "The long and short of it is, there is going to be a negotiation here. We can't raise the debt ceiling without doing something about what's

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