Speaker of the House John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) pumps his fist after leaving a meeting of House Republicans. Congress voted Oct. 16 to end a 16-day government shutdown and allow the Treasury to continue borrowing to pay the nation's bills. President Obama signed the budget deal shortly thereafter.
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- Politics and Government
- John Boehner
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- U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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