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Thousands of North Carolina families who need welfare assistance have had their funds cut by the government shutdown. CNN's RenÃ© Marsh reports on their hopes for a deal in Congress.
Sen. John McCain and other leaders in the Republican party question the GOP's tactics on the shutdown battle, saying it was a fight the party could never win - and one that may damage them long-term. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
From bunny sex to mirrors to presidential psychoanalysis, CNN's Jeanne Moos has "Let's Make a Deal: D.C. Edition."