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Wolf Blitzer asks the White House Press Secretary about the impending government shutdown and whether Pres. Obama will compromise.
What do Monica Lewinsky and a government shutdown have in common? CNN's Jeanne Moos compares 2013 to 1995.
At midnight, the federal government may shut down, but 12:01am also marks the start of something new: Insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act begin. CNN's Tom Foreman explains the different Obamacare exchanges and how parts of the health care plan apply to everyone.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz responds to the potential government shutdown by suggesting specific funding proposals.
News that broke in The Situation Room: CNN's Dana Bash reports that as the clock ticked down to a shutdown, some moderate Republicans are beginning an effort to fund the government with no strings attached.