Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

Obama spoke to reporters at the White House

Obama spoke to reporters at the White House in the midst of the eighth day of a partial government shutdown. (October 8, 2013 7:20 PM)

(AP) - President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner traded heated rhetoric yet also showed signs of compromise Tuesday, a frustratingly inconclusive combination that left an eight-day partial government shutdown firmly in place and the threat of an unprecedented national default drawing closer. Stocks fell significantly - the Dow Jones average by 159 points - as political gridlock endured....

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