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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Images of the fiscal crisis from NYT

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) en route to the office of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. President Barack Obama swiftly signed a bill funding the government through Jan. 15 and raising the debt limit through Feb. 7. in the early hours of Thursday, Oct. 17 after Senate talks produced a deal amounting to a near total defeat for conservatives.