Obama Calls House Speaker Boehner in Hopes of Avoiding Shutdown

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House Speaker John Boehner reportedly told militant Republican budget cutters yesterday that a government shutdown would be a victory for Democrats.  Today, President Obama called Boehner briefly before leaving Washington for speech-making.  Meantime, his administration is outlining what a shutdown would mean. Jonathan Allen is senior congressional reporter for Politico.

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