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    Obama calls Republicans bluff over budget vote

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Seven days into the US government shut down and only 10 away from a critical need to raise the nation's debt limit and still there is no sign of a breakthrough.

    But on a visit to to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), President Barack Obama said he believed public anger at the standoff over the budget may have influenced some in Congress.