Shutdown Averted: Obama Says Budget Deal Is 'Good News' for U.S.

The last-minute budget deal to avert a government shutdown is an investment in the country's future, President Obama said today in his weekly address. "It means that small businesses can get the loans they need, our families can get the mortgages they applied for, folks can visit our national parks and museums, and hundreds of thousands of Americans will get their paychecks on time -- including our brave men and women in uniform," the president said. "Reducing spending while still investing...Full Story
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