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Social Security warns checks may be in jeopardy

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — The Social Security Administration is warning that checks to millions of Americans could be in jeopardy unless the debt ceiling is raised.



Just over $2 billion will be lost in worker productivity by the end of Tuesday in day eight of the shutdown.



And now, a plan to give back pay to furloughed workers has stalled in the Senate.



Meanwhile, President Obama has upped the pressure on House Speaker John Boehner to hold a vote on a clean bill extending government funding.



"The reason Speaker Boehner hasn't called for a vote on it is because he doesn't, apparently, want to see the government shutdown end," said President Obama.



The Speaker says a funding bill cannot pass unless Republicans get the changes to Obamacare they're demanding.

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