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House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:36pm CDT | by IANS

House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) The US House of Representatives will not vote Tuesday evening after all on the bill prepared earlier in the day by Republican lawmakers to attempt to end the government shutdown, which has been going on since Oct 1 due to the lack of a budget agreement, and avoid a default.
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No deal yet on US shutdown, but talks on

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 12 2013, 3:05am CDT | by IANS

No deal yet on US shutdown, but talks on
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Democrats and opposition Republicans have yet to reach a deal on how to end the government shutdown, now in its 12th day, or raise the debt limit, but they have agreed to keep talking.
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Republicans offer debt ceiling raise; stand firm on shutdown

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 10 2013, 12:42pm CDT | by IANS

Republicans offer debt ceiling raise; stand firm on shutdown
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) In the first signs of a thaw, House Republican leaders Thursday offered a temporary increase in the US debt ceiling, but appeared in no mood to end the US federal shutdown, now in its tenth day.
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Republicans offer temporary increase in US debt ceiling

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 10 2013, 11:42am CDT | by IANS

Republicans offer temporary increase in US debt ceiling
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Just a week away from a looming debt default deadline amid a federal shut down, Republicans Thursday offered a temporary increase in the debt ceiling to allow for negotiations on larger deficit-reduction issues.
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Spending problem needs be addressed: US House Speaker

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 4:24pm CDT | by IANS

Spending problem needs be addressed: US House Speaker
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) US House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that the US government needs to deal with its spending problem and stressed that the Republicans want neither a government shutdown nor a default.
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Obama cancels Asia trips amid shutdown stalemate

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 12:24pm CDT | by IANS

Obama cancels Asia trips amid shutdown stalemate
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) President Barack Obama called off plans to attend two summits in Indonesia and Brunei as the government shutdown stalemate continued for the fourth day even as hopes rose on the looming debt limit crisis.
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Amid shutdown stalemate, hope over debt limit

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 4 2013, 12:00am CDT | by IANS

Amid shutdown stalemate, hope over debt limit
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama launched a blistering attack on Republicans for their "reckless" refusal to pass a "clean" spending bill to end the government shutdown, a ray of hope emerged on the looming debt limit crisis.
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Default would be worse than shutdown, warns Obama (Third lead)

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 3 2013, 12:18pm CDT | by IANS

Default would be worse than shutdown, warns Obama (Third lead)
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) As the US government shutdown continued for the third day, President Barack Obama mounted a blistering attack on opposition Republicans, warning that a looming default on US debts would be worse than the closure.
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Obama warns of economic disaster as shutdown continues

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 3 2013, 11:48am CDT | by IANS

Obama warns of economic disaster as shutdown continues
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) As the US government shutdown entered third day Thursday, President Barack Obama called on Republican House Speaker John Boehner to allow a reopening of the government with a quick vote on a clean budget bill.
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