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    Boehner on Shutdown Deal: ‘We Just Didn’t Win’

    (AP) — Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along the strict terms set by President Barack Obama when the twin crises began. “We fought the good fight. We just didn’t win,” conceded House Speaker John Boehner as law …