Furloughed Workers Volunteer at Martha\'s Table for Low-Income Kids and Families


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President Barack Obama approached Martha's Table in Washington, which provides services to low-income children and families, to meet with laid off federal workers who've been volunteering their hours at the facility.

Obama also observed that there has been development within the Senate "with Republicans recognizing it's not tenable, it's not smart, it's not good for the American people to let America default."



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