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Obama Signs Bill to Avert Default, Open Government
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a measure into law reopening the federal government and averting a potential default. The White House says Obama signed the bill early Thursday, hours after the House gave final approval. The White House budget office has already instructed …
Government Funding, Debt Bill To Obama
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's promised signature.
VA Secretary: Shutdown Could Hit Millions of Vets
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is spelling out some of the dire consequences for veterans of a long-term government shutdown, with about 3.8 million veterans not getting a disability check next month if the shutdown continues into late October.