Democrats, Republicans Expect To Avert U.S. Government Shutdown

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September 22, 2013 AT 10:15 AM
Key Democrats and Republicans said that they expect a bitterly divided Congress to somehow come together and avert a U.S. government shutdown in eight days.But it remained unclear how they would do it and, more importantly, who will blink over Republican demands to defund President Barack Obama's landmark overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system, commonly known as Obamacare.