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US Leaders Looking for Way to Reopen Government, Increase Debt Cap

U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders are meeting again Friday to try to end the partial government shutdown and increase the country's borrowing authority so it can keep paying its bills. Mr. Obama, a Democrat, and Republican leaders in the House of Representatives met at the White House Thursday. The president is set to meet Senate Republican leaders on Friday as they try to craft a deal to end the 11-day shutdown that has furloughed several hundred thousand ...

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