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Obama Budget Battle
President Barack Obama makes a statement on the budget battle from the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)