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Obama seeks Congress' help on the border crisis
Obama seeks Congress' help on the border crisis

Amid disintegrating support for President Obama's handling of the border crisis, the White House on Wednesday reached out to friends and foes alike in Congress in an effort to salvage its plan to respond to the surge of Central American children at the Southwestern border. In a private meeting between Obama and lawmakers at the White House, and later during an unusual briefing by administration officials for the full Senate on Capitol Hill, the president's team sought help in resolving the issue after Congress all but tanked a $3.7-billion request for emergency funding. The flurry of activity came as lawmakers are launching their own proposals for dealing with the 57,000...

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