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In an hour-long news conference today, Pres. Obama addressed shutdown negotiations and the looming debt limit. Hours later, House Speaker John Boehner held his own news conference to jab back at the White House. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the dueling addresses.
CNN's Joe Johns travels to the Speaker's home district to see how his constituents are reacting to the government shutdown.
Republican CNN Contributor Erick Erickson says he favors current Speaker, John Boehner, over Rep. Eric Cantor. "I don't trust Cantor as far as I can throw him," Erickson said.
Rep. Peter King details his meeting with Speaker Boehner, who said vote on Sandy aid is their first priority.