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Take Two for October 17, 2013




US President Barack Obama speaks about the reopening of the US government following a shutdown, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 17, 2013. Obama warned Thursday that America's political dysfunction had encouraged its enemies and depressed its friends, and said the crisis had left 'no winners' in Washington. Obama called on warring politicians to come together to pass a long term budget and to give up the 'brinksmanship' that threatens the economy and squandered the trust of the American people.
US President Barack Obama speaks about the reopening of the US government following a shutdown, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 17, 2013. Obama warned Thursday that America's political dysfunction had encouraged its enemies and depressed its friends, and said the crisis had left 'no winners' in Washington. Obama called on warring politicians to come together to pass a long term budget and to give up the 'brinksmanship' that threatens the economy and squandered the trust of the American people.
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