Obama, Lawmakers To Meet On Shutdown's Second Day

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October 02, 2013 AT 9:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to the White House on the second day of a partial government shutdown that has furloughed hundreds of thousands of workers and closed military cemeteries as far away as France. Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.