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Obama Set to Meet With Senate
Democratic Leaders

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/12/2013 3:40:46 PM

Washington — President Barack Obama is set to meet with Senate Democratic leaders at the White House as the impasse drags on over the government shutdown and the nation´s credit limit. The meeting was arranged after the Senate failed on a test vote to advance legislation that would have raised the government´s current $16.7 trillion debt ceiling for one year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, are holding talks to break the logjam. But no solution seems imminent.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 10/12/2013 3:49:14 PM     (No. 9562507)

Do you think he is going to say something along the lines of: "Hey guys, why don´t you do your job and pass a budget? Then we can avoid this sort of thing happening again. What do you say? What do you mean I should talk to Harry Reid?".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: spahrkl, 10/12/2013 3:50:29 PM     (No. 9562508)

the longer this goes on the more people will realize that the health care proposed by Obama is money coaming out of their pockets!

When the government talks about subsidies that´s you, the tax payers!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 10/12/2013 4:29:17 PM     (No. 9562544)

Some of the democrat drones must be starting to crack and need a little re-education session. The shutdown is a joke but this sideshow will truly get interesting when the debt crisis begins next week.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 10/12/2013 4:57:40 PM     (No. 9562572)

appropos of nothing else, I have a stupid question. When did Democrat as description become Democratic???

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mackrand, 10/12/2013 6:04:50 PM     (No. 9562617)

#4, I´ve been thinking that for quite awhile. These democrats are certainly not democratic. It is not the democratic party. If anything, Republicans are Democratic.

More evidence of journalism with not a whit of journalistic ability.

Not a stupid question at all. Thank you for bringing it up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/12/2013 7:41:19 PM     (No. 9562693)

Stop talking. When Obama calls to request another offer tell him to pick one already passed by the House.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 10/12/2013 7:55:19 PM     (No. 9562714)

I´m with you #6, but each new proposal by the GOP should raise the bar, not lower it. Let ´em know the pubbies are serious! They need to quit giving up more ground with each whimper out of the squatter!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: reilly, 10/12/2013 9:36:03 PM     (No. 9562782)


Terds circling.


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