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Republicans are gathering stories of people hurt by the ACA—and use them to open a line of attack. The NYT reports.
Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), weighs in on new tax revenues being presented by the Democrats. He also shows optimism for Democrats and Republicans to come to a budget deal by the end of the year.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton leads Chris Christie by 10 percent in the in a NBC News preview poll for the 2016 election.
A detailed report from the Obama administration on the costs of the 16-day partial government shutdown shows less effective government service. NYT.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says what Washington needs is a modern day Jack Kemp. Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FLA) says Jack Kemp never said anything bad about anyone else, but would only talk about policy.
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), says future generations will pay the "ultimate" price because of the inability of Congress to do anything about entitlement reform and rein in costs.
Tea party candidate Matt Bevin is accusing GOP leader Mitch McConnell of surrendering to Democrats to avert a debt default. CNBC's John Harwood reports the details from Louisville, Ky.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.
Robert Costa, National Review, reports the next project in Washington is reconciling the Senate Democrat's budget with the House Republican's budget.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-MN), discusses how Congress plans to reach a compromise on the budget.
Alex Montgomery, Chair / Treasurer, Democrats Abroad HK and Ross Feingold, Chairman, Asia, Republicans Abroad talk about what can be done to prevent a repeat of the U.S. debt crisis.
The budget deal to reopen the government could make it easier for lawmakers to make major changes to tax policy, spending and entitlement programs.
Democrat Cory Booker, Newark's high-profile mayor, won a contentious special election in New Jersey to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenbeg.
Everything needs to be put on the table, says Rep. Steve Israel, (D-NY), discussing how lawmakers can move beyond the temporary debt deal and reach a permanent solution to the nation's debt crisis.
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform founder, and Mark Patterson, Center for American Progress, discuss round two in the battle to reach a grand bargain on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI), discusses why the GOP strategy on Obamacare failed and shares his plans to prevent another government shutdown.
What happen last night was the "worst, most irresponsible" way of reopening the government, says Rep. Mo Brooks, (R-AL), sharing his thoughts on last night's last minute debt deal. And Rep. Jim Himes, (D-CT), defends the passage of last night's bill, asserting it did not raise U.S. debt.
Now both sides of the aisles must decide whether they "want to go big or go small," as Congress attempts to reach a long-term deal on cutting spending and taxes, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Mark Olson, Co-Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors says the debt deal is just kicking the can down the road however there are some positives.