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President Barack Obama says he's "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown. He says he expects to speak to congressional leaders during the day and in ensuing days to address budget and debt impasses.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Stepping Away From Health Care Debate To Raise Cash For Democrats

President Barack Obama is stepping away from the heated debate over government funding and his health care law to raise campaign cash for Democrats.