Spigot shut off in D.C.
Last-minute effort can’t end deadlock
Posted: October 1, 2013 at 12:23 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A flurry of last-minute moves by the House, Senate and White House late Monday failed to break a bitter budget standoff over President Barack Obama’s health-care law, setting in motion the first government shutdown in nearly two decades.
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