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Columnist Doubts Parties Can Resolve Fundamental Differences

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George Will Compares This Budget Deadlock To Past Conflicts

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No Political Compromise Keeps Most Federal Offices Closed

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House, Senate Disagree On How To Keep Government Open

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A Trip Down Government Shutdown Lane

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Budget Debate To Hit High Drama This Week

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks at a Republican rally Friday after the House passed a measure that would temporarily fund the government while crippling President Obama's health care law. The Senate is not expected to follow suit. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Census Bureau Survey Indicates How Americans Live

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