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Obama, Speaker Boehner Clash in Budget Battle

With the partial U.S. government shutdown in its second week, President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, have refused to move from their positions on reopening the government and passing legislation to raise the debt ceiling. Currently, there is no solution in sight as the two unresolved budget disputes merge into one big crisis.   Obama and Boehner exchanged sharp words Tuesday in the budget debate.  The president told White House reporters he ...

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