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President Says He'll Negotiate Budget Only After Gov't Reopens

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October 03, 2013 AT 5:27 AM
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he will only compromise on the federal budget -- including addressing long-term Medicare and Medicaid costs -- after Republicans agree to reopen the federal government without changing the health law. Republicans may shift their focus to these budget battles and seek savings in entitlement programs and tax reform.