October 7, 2013
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, escorts a group of constituents through the Capitol Rotunda during a lull in activity in the House of Representatives, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Washington. The government partially shut down last week amid Washington gridlock and faces a make-or-break deadline later this month about the nation's borrowing power.
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Congress appears to show no urgency to solving either
A market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation’s most challenging short-term economic disputes.
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