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Obama warns gov't shutdown would wreak economic havoc

US President Barack Obama speaks to members of the press in the briefing room of the White House September 27, 2013 in Washington.With the US government less than 100 hours from a crippling shutdown, President Barack Obama on Friday warned Republicans to stop appeasing "extremists" and pass a budget or risk economic chaos. The president hailed the Senate for clearing a stopgap federal funding measure that knocked the ball into the House of Representatives, where a diehard conservative faction is bent on thwarting Obama's health care law.