Idea to raise debt ceiling gets new look

Posted: October 8, 2013 at midnight

Specilaist Fabian Caceres works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. The stock market is opening sharply lower as the U.S. government heads into a second week of a partial shutdown with no signs of a budget agreement in sight. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday reiterated that he won’t negotiate with Republicans over the partial government shutdown and the U.S. debt limit as Senate Democrats began preparing for a test vote on a clean debt-ceiling bill.

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