WASHINGTON (AP) The White House says the latest proposal from House Republican leaders for reopening the government and extending the nation’s borrowing cap is a partisan effort to appease tea party conservatives. It praises bipartisan negotiations in the Senate as a good-faith effort to end the partial government shutdown and avoid an economy-shaking default.
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Democratic US Reps Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch are the main declared candidates so far.
The President is relaxing and studying up for the final debate. But expect him to go head-to-head with Mitt Romney on foreign policy.
How a photo of this stuffed bunny led authorities into a tangled web of child pornography and exposed a massive child abuse scandal in the Netherlands. A chilling but important story.