Article updated: 10/1/2013 8:02 PM

Your fault! No shutdown end; Dems, GOP trade blame

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, went on the attack against House Republicans on Tuesday, blaming them for shutting down many government operations as part of an "ideological crusade" against his health-care law.

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First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and President Barack Obama warned the longer it goes "the more families will be hurt."
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