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John Boehner's office: Budget meeting with Obama unlikely

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A meeting between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, is unlikely before the October deadline to avoid a government shutdown, a top aide to the GOP leader said on Tuesday, further diminishing the chances for a last-second deal. “President has decided to sit this one out,” Brendan Buck, a Boehner spokesman, told the Washington Examiner . “So [we’ll] move...