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Obama set to meet with Senate Democratic leaders

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Photo - Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, left, D-Nev., pauses as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Washington. The federal government remains partially shut down and faces a first-ever default between Oct. 17 and the end of the month. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, left, D-Nev., pauses as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Washington. The federal government remains partially shut down and faces a first-ever default between Oct. 17 and the end of the month. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with Senate Democratic leaders at the White House as the impasse drags on over the government shutdown and the nation's credit limit.

The meeting was arranged after the Senate failed on a test vote to advance legislation that would have raised the government's current $16.7 trillion debt ceiling for one year.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, are holding talks to break the logjam.

But no solution seems imminent.

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