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President Obama has no events on his public schedule for Monday — so far — but is likely to speak out in some way on the government shutdown, which is in its seventh day.

The government is also 10 days from hitting its $16.7 trillion debt ceiling, losing its ability to borrow and setting up the possibility of a default.

Obama and aides are backfilling the White House schedule; the president was supposed to be in Bali, Indonesia, on Monday for an Asian economic summit, but he canceled the trip because of the shutdown.

One question is whether there will be White House-Republican talks on the shutdown and debt ceiling.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is calling for talks on a new spending plan, one he says should include a delay of parts of Obama's health care plan.

Obama says he will not negotiate any major budget issues until Republicans vote to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.

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