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Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Federal Budget
President Barack Obama poses for photographers after reading a statement about a budget agreement to keep the U.S. government funded. (Photo by Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)
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Budget Compromise Avoids Government Shutdown – President’s Weekly Address

After weeks of negotiations, President Obama and Congress finally came to an agreement regarding the United States budget.  I understand that getting the budget right is an important task for our government, but toeing the line with an impending government shutdown seems a little risky.  The collateral damage that would occur if the government actually shut down would cause tremendous economic pain when a lot of Americans are already feeling the pressures of a less than stellar economy. Thankfully the government will not be shut down - this time.

Watch President Obama's Weekly Address with his thoughts regarding the budget compromise.

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