Politics & Government

April 7, 2011

Obama, lawmakers still can't come to terms on budget

The threat of a government shutdown at 12 a.m. Saturday ticked closer Thursday night as White House and congressional budget negotiators again failed to reach a deal. But as the deadline neared, there were glimmers of hope that an agreement could be reached early Friday to fund the government through Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year.

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