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White House: No Agreement in Talks on Government Shutdown

The White House says there is still no agreement with Republicans in Congress to end a political stalemate on government funding and borrowing; however, both sides have agreed to keep talking. President Barack Obama, a Democrat, called Republican House Speaker John Boehner Friday after holding a meeting with Senate Republicans earlier in the day. The White House and Mr. Boehner's office said the two men agreed only that "all sides need to keep talking." All sides are refusing ...

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