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Shutdown gives Obama unlikely ally: big business

10/02/2013 12:02pm
Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown.

Obama: 'I'm exasperated' over government shutdown

10/02/2013 2:47pm
So how does President Barack Obama feel about the 2-day-old government shutdown?

Boehner says Obama still won't negotiate

10/02/2013 5:12pm
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) has emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama to say the president is still refusing to negotiate.

Obama seeks to strike a balance during shutdown

10/02/2013 6:03pm
Attend a black-tie gala? No. Meet with business leaders who oppose a government shutdown? Yes. Jet off to Asia for a four-country tour? Maybe, but shorten the trip and keep the option to cancel.