Shutdown In 3rd Day With Debt Trouble Looming

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October 03, 2013 AT 12:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Efforts to resolve the government shutdown were at a standstill Thursday as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner traded barbs and the Treasury warned of a dire risk to the economy ahead if politicians don't act. At one point, debate in the Capitol was stopped because of a police chase and gunfire on a street nearby.