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Although Speaker Boehner is still demanding that President Obama propose the spending cuts Republicans want, and the White House is refusing to play that game, WaPo‘s Ezra Klein reports that a budget deal looks likely … and the GOP are shifting their plans to a debt ceiling showdown next year. TPM‘s Josh Marshall has started a watch for what he calls The Mother Of All Government Shutdowns and CNN‘s Tom Cohen reports “Republicans are threatening a political war.” So what else is new?