The U.S. Capitol Visitors Center remains empty of tourists in Washington, October 9, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama has invited House of Representatives Democrats to meet Wednesday to discuss the ... more 
The U.S. Capitol Visitors Center remains empty of tourists in Washington, October 9, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama has invited House of Representatives Democrats to meet Wednesday to discuss the budget crisis and a looming debt deadline, the first of a series of talks with lawmakers of both parties, a White House official said. Other caucuses, including Republicans from both houses of Congress, will be invited in coming days, the official said. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) less 
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Wed, Oct 9, 2013 10:07 AM EDT