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    Obama speaks during the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    With Traditional GOP Allies Defecting, Big Business Takes Sides With Obama

    (AP) — Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they’re taking sides with a Democratic president whose health care and regulatory agenda they have vigorously opposed. President Barack Obama is embracing the business outreach, …

    No Compromise: Government On Brink Of Shutdown?

    No Compromise: Government On Brink Of Shutdown?

    (AP) — Moving closer to the brink of a government shutdown, House Republicans vowed Thursday they won’t simply accept the stopgap legislation that is likely to remain after Senate Democrats strip away a plan to dismantle President Barack Obama‘s health care law. A sense of confusion settled over the House, both over how to avoid a …