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Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama warned Monday that the imminent shutdown of large parts of the federal government would have real and dramatic economic consequences for thousands of Americans.

Just hours before funding was due to expire, Obama blamed the “extreme right wing” of the Republican Party for holding the budget hostage in a bid to defund his trademark health reform.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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Georgia GOP senatorial nominee Herschel Walker is doubling down on his denials he paid a girlfriend to have an abortion, emphatically insisting he knows “nothing” about it – after saying, “why in the world would I not be forgiven of something like that?” and insisting it’s “nothing to be ashamed of” – despite wanting to criminalize and ban all abortion.

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