Politics & Government

October 16, 2013 10:36 PM

Congress votes to end shutdown giving Obama complete victory

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

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