Obama plans to talk to GOP again on shutdown, debt

Obama plans to talk to GOP again on shutdown, debt

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is making plans to talk with Republican lawmakers at the White House in the coming days as pressure builds on both sides to resolve their deadlock over the federal debt limit and the partial government shutdown. With the shutdown in its ninth day today and a potential economy-shaking federal default edging ever closer, neither side was revealing clear signs of bending.

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