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White House Watch: Shutdown Looms Over President and Congress

By John T. Bennett and Cody Long

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This week in Washington, President Barack Obama is expected to veto a 9/11 bill that would allow lawsuits against nations that support terrorist attacks in the United States. A vote in Congress to override that veto would likely be close. Congress dealt this week with the issue of funding the government after Oct. 1 and experts say a shutdown is more likely than several weeks ago after talks stalled once again.

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