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Article posted: 3/10/2013 7:23 PM

Lawmakers: Obama wooing might break budget logjam

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Sen. Tom Coburn, right, is seen with Sen. Rob Portman in the Capitol last month. Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican, commended president Barack Obama's recent effort to deal more personally with congressional Republicans.

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Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Barack Obama's courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that puts Americans' jobs at risk.
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