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Senate Leaders Optimistic About Debt/Shutdown Deal

A White House meeting with congressional leaders was postponed Monday afternoon to give negotiators more time to work out a plan to avert a default on the nation's debt and end the partial government shutdown.  Analysts warn failure to resolve the budget and borrowing issues by Thursday could have serious ramifications for the US and global economy.  The clock is ticking closer to the Thursday deadline after weekend negotiations failed to produce a compromise.  On Monday, ...

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