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The North Lawn of the White House. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
The North Lawn of the White House. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)

This morning, Senate Democrats are meeting with President Obama to discuss a possible stopgap debt deal.

This came after a long evening meeting between President Obama and about 20 House Republicans.

The House members presented the President with an offer to pass a temporary extension of the debt ceiling in exchange for substantive negotiations on the budget.

This plan would not address the partial government shutdown that began last week.

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This segment aired on October 11, 2013.

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