10/17/2013

A bipartisan bill to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling has been sent to President Barack Obama, who signed the measure Thursday, launching the recall of furloughed federal workers. Democrats are considered the winners in the standoff, being spared an attempt by the GOP to unravel parts of Obamacare. "We fought the good fight. We just didn't win," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said in a radio interview.

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