64 percent of participants of a CNBC survey say mothers-in-law are more favorable than Congress, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Even 53 percent like hemorrhoids better.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports how the government shutdown is impacting folks in Cherry Hill.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from San Francisco about the impact from the government shutdown.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports there are some entertainment industry events on hold amid the government shutdown.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on some interesting events happening around the government shutdown. He focuses on Chris Cox who volunteered his time to mow the lawn at the Lincoln Memorial.
CNBC's John Harwood says all attention is focused on the Senate, where Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell both came to the Senate floor today to express their optimism that a deal would be struck.
The expectation that a debt deal may be forthcoming from talks in the Senate is "very possible," Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the current market environment, and how investors should play stocks come Monday.
NBC's Luke Russert reports GOP leadership aids are concerned over a difference in opinions between Harry Reid and President Obama.
President Obama and House Republicans did not agree on an extension of the nation’s borrowing authority, but both sides agreed to keep talking.
Facing a looming federal default, the House GOP leadership will meet with President Obama at the White House on Thursday in a bid to resolve the budget deadlock.
House Speaker John Boehner says he is willing to negotiate budget issues with President Barack Obama without any conditions.
House Speaker John Boehner again called for President Obama to negotiate with him about reopening the government and increasing the nation's debt limit.
John A. Boehner said the House would not vote to reopen the government without compromises on the health law.
House Speaker John Boehner denounced Washington's political stalemate, insisting that Congress isn't playing "some damn game."
The U.S. government is on the verge of a shutdown, with Robert Costa of National Review; and discussing the vote on delaying the individual mandate of Obamacare, with Sen. John Thune (R-SD). Costa says "there is no way the Senate Democrats will vote on this bill."
President Barack Obama threatened to veto a House Republican bill that would delay much of Obamacare for a year and cancel a tax on medical devices.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate is still voting on the spending bill, which includes the Obamacare provision. There are 90 votes in favor already.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. John McCain took a shot at Sen. Ted Cruz for having compared the people who stood by while Obamacare passed to "Nazi appeasers." The Senate will vote on the spending bill.
One of the biggest mistakes President Obama is making in the current debate is his repeated and stubborn refusal to negotiate.