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Obama calls on Congress to stop 'farce' and end shutdown

Obama pushes Congress to approve the federal budget and end the government lockdown immediately

AFP , Saturday 5 Oct 2013
Barack Obama (Photo: AP)
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President Barack Obama on Saturday called on the lower chamber of Congress to "stop this farce" and end the US government shutdown by unconditionally approving a federal budget.

"Take that vote. Stop this farce. End this shutdown now," Obama said in his weekly radio and video address.

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