U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the continuing government shutdown during a news conference in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin ... more 
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the continuing government shutdown during a news conference in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque less 
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Reuters | Photo By KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 4:18 PM EDT