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Obama, House Republicans find 'no specific determination' on path forward: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference about the federal government shutdown in the briefing room of the White House in Washing
U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference about the federal government shutdown in the briefing room of the White House in Washing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans found no specific way forward to break their impasse over a government shutdown and extending the U.S. debt ceiling at a meeting on Thursday, the White House said.

The session of about an hour and a half between Obama and Republican leaders of the House of Representatives was described as a good meeting where Obama heard House Speaker John Boehner explain Republican proposals for a short-term extension of the U.S. debt ceiling.

"After a discussion about potential paths forward, no specific determination was made," said a White House statement. "The president looks forward to making continued progress with members on both sides of the aisle."

(Reporting by Steve Holland, Mark Felsenthal and Roberta Rampton; Editing by Eric Beech)

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