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Obama Shortens Asia Trip Because of Shutdown

President Barack Obama is canceling two stops on his long-planned trip to Asia because of the partial government shutdown.

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House And Senate Support Bill For Military Pay During Shutdown

The Senate has adopted a bill to pay members of the military in case the government shuts down.

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Shutdown Showdown Intensifies Over Obamacare Delay

The White House and congressional Democrats say House approval of a delay in President Barack Obama's health care law does nothing but push the government closer to a partial shutdown in less than 48 hours.

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Obama: GOP ‘Grandstanding’ in Budget Battle

President Barack Obama says a failure to increase the government's borrowing authority would effectively shutter the economy.

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Healthcare Debate Rages On

 Texas Republican Ted Cruz is standing at the podium in the Senate chamber as he rips Obamacare.  Cruz wants the Senate to defund the healthcare reform law as a condition of continuing government funding

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Obama Opens UN Talks With Diplomatic Opportunities

President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran's disputed nuclear program, Syria's chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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AP Sources: A Revised GOP Attack on ‘Obamacare’

House GOP leaders appear likely to give tea party lawmakers a chance to use a routine temporary government funding bill to try to muscle the Democratic-controlled Senate into derailing President Barack Obama's health care law.

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President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House
President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House (Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Asks Congress to Postpone Syria Vote [VIDEO]

President Obama again made his case for action against Syria in a speech from the East Room of the White House on Tuesday night while asking the House and Senate to put off a vote a vote on military action.

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Congressman Jim McGovern Against Obama’s Syrian Plan

Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern is urging President Obama to withdraw his request for Congress to authorize an attack on Syria.

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White House Tries To Gain Support for Syria Strike

The White House is making a big push to rally members of Congress and the American public behind President Barack Obama's plan for a U.S. military strike against Syria.

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