Obama announces he spoke with Iran’s president, comments on budget battle

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Via AP: Obama says he spoke to Iran’s president and believes they can reach nuclear deal.

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Earlier today, the Democrat-controlled Senate approved a bill that would avert next week’s looming government shutdown. But the Senate still has to compromise with the House, where the GOP is split on whether to continue using a potential shutdown as leverage for gutting the Affordable Care Act, before any legislation reaches Obama’s desk.

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