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With the federal government out of money and out of time, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., third from left, meets with House Republican conferees as the Republican-controlled House and the Democrat-controlled Senate remain at an impasse, neither side backing down over Obamacare, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cantor indicated that the chairs opposite him were intended for Democrats to join in the discussions, but he said they declined. From left are Huse Appropriations Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Cantor, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp , R-Mich., Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., and other House members. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)