Photo by AP Wideworld Obama wants Boehner to bring Senate-passed stopgap spending bill up for a House floor vote. Boehner continues to call on the president and Senate Democratic leaders to come to the negotiating table and discuss ways to end the partial government shutdown and raise the U.S. debt limit. Photo Courtesy of Office of House Speaker/Caleb Smith Related Links: ENR Government Shutdown Update (10/4/2013) Federal Funding Cutoff Hits Many, But Not All, Projects As the partial federal shutdown continued, President Obama traveled to a Maryland construction company on Oct. 3 and criticized House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for
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