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Published: 10/1/2013

Obama to address nation on partial federal shutdown

ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON  — President Obama is getting ready to address the American people as the federal government moves ahead with a partial shutdown and new health insurance exchanges are launching under his health care law.

The White House says Obama will deliver a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House at 12:25 p.m. EDT. He also plans to meet in the Oval Office with a group of citizens who are participating in the new health care program.



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