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Your Weekly Address: End This Government Shutdown

Summary: 
In this week’s address, President Obama said that Republicans in the House of Representatives chose to shut down the government over a health care law they don’t like.

In this week’s address, President Obama said that Republicans in the House of Representatives chose to shut down the government over a health care law they don’t like. He urged the Congress to pass a budget that funds our government, with no partisan strings attached.  The President made clear he will work with anyone of either party on ways to grow this economy, create new jobs, and get our fiscal house in order for the long haul – but not under the shadow of these threats to our economy.

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