October 3, 2013
Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., walks to the chamber as Congress continues to struggle with the government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington. President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdown began, but there was no sign of progress.
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Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation’s line of credit.
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