The Seattle Times

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

No deal yet, but House GOP, White House seek end to debt limit, government shutdown battles

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, joined by fellow Republicans, emerges from a closed-door GOP meeting to announce that House Republicans will advance legislation to temporarily extend the government's ability to borrow money to meet its financial obligations. He is flanked by Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., right, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, left.