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Obama: may take weeks, months to fix budget mess

Friday - 3/1/2013, 1:08pm  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says it may take a couple of weeks or a couple of months to reach a deal to end Washington's battle over spending cuts.

The president spoke after meeting with congressional leaders at the White House on $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that go into effect Friday.

Obama says the cuts are "dumb and arbitrary" and he blamed them on Republicans in Congress.


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