Speaking about the need for congressional action on immigration, President Obama told a crowd at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, on Thursday that he would "love it if the Republicans did stuff too." Jack Plunkett/AP hide caption

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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., offered a path forward in the fiscal stalemate, but Tea Party hard-liners weren't impressed. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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On the sixth day of a federal government shutdown that has barricaded national parks and attractions, tourists take photos at the World World II Memorial in Washington Sunday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Enroll America outreach worker Rosy Mota (right) talks about the federal health care law with a CVS customer. Carrie Feibel hide caption

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Sen. Ted Cruz, worked a rare Senate overnight shift as he kept up a lengthy diatribe against Obamacare (with many digressions.) Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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