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‘Lowest of low’: GOP Rep. Pete King says debt ceiling deal a victory for America, defeat for Ted Cruz

If Rep. Pete King (R-NY) is trying to get a little love from Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi—the kind that is often reserved for John McCain—the above tweet might do the trick.

However, Rep. King’s comment did not earn him any love from many on Twitter:

Obama: I’m Willing to Negotiate Health Care Law — but Not Until Shutdown Ends and New Debt Ceiling Passes

Story by the Associated Press; curated by Dave Urbanski

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s willing to negotiate changes to his signature health care law and to find ways to reduce spending, but stresses he will not bargain until after Congress reopens the government and passes a new debt ceiling.

Obama: Im Willing to Negotiate Health Care Law    but Not Until Shutdown Ends and New Debt Ceiling Passes

U.S. President Barack Obama at Taylor Gourmet on Pennsylvania Avenue after walking from the White House for a take-out lunch October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Getty Images)