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Change of tone for Republicans: 'Candy and nuts' and negotiations
On a day that brought the first glimmers of a thaw in the 10-day government shutdown, Republican leaders in Washington came out Thursday to talk about their plan to offer President Obama a temporary hike in the debt ceiling in exchange for budget negotiations. More than 900 words later, there were a few notable ones missing.
By Cathleen Decker
October 10, 2013