By Bernie Becker - 03/06/13 12:50 PM EST
President Obama goes directly to GOP senators on grand bargain.
White House pushes for more IMF funding.
Administration wants Gary Gensler to stay at Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
European stocks hit post-2008 crash high, too.
California braces for sequestration.
Sen. Paul: ‘Frightening’ Holder won’t rule out domestic drone strikes
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