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July 26, 2013


White House Hardens Stance in Advance of Fiscal Showdown

"Senior White House officials are discussing a budget strategy that could lead to a government shutdown if Republicans continue to demand deeper spending cuts," the Washington Post reports.

"The posture represents a more confrontational approach than that of this spring, when President Obama decided not to escalate a fight over across-the-board reductions known as sequestration in an earlier budget battle with Republicans."

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