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Obama Asks CEOs To Help Ease Budget Fight With GOP

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September 18, 2013 AT 7:14 AM
President Barack Obama, facing a budget showdown with Congress, called on some of the nation's top corporate executives to use their influence with Congress to avoid a potentially damaging confrontation over the nation's debt ceiling. Obama blamed "a faction" of the GOP that he said is trying to eliminate his health care law by threatening a government shutdown or a default on the debt.