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Obama: Shutdown, debt ceiling battle 'encouraged our enemies'

President Barack Obamsays government shutdown “inflicted unnecessary damage” U.S. economy damaged America’s credibility around world. Leaders Washingtshould now focus budget

President Barack Obama says the government shutdown “inflicted unnecessary damage” to the U.S. economy and damaged America’s credibility around the world. Leaders in Washington should now focus on a budget, immigration reform and a farm bill, the presiden

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President Barack Obama slammed — but not by name — the tea party Republicans who triggered the partial federal government shutdown and led the nation to the brink of default. READ MORE HERE

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