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US Congress Urgently Works to End Fiscal Deadlock

President Barack Obama will press his case for a quick re-opening of the entire federal government coupled with an emergency increase of U.S. borrowing authority when he meets with Senate Republicans on Friday.   With a partial government shutdown in its 11th day and less than a week to go before the Treasury Department runs out of money to pay the government's bills, the Democratic president has been urging congressional Republicans to end a fiscal impasse that has overtaken ...

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