How can Congress win back your trust?

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
Can Congress get past political differences?
Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 6:03 AM ET
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.

The debt ceiling fight is over, but the scars remain.

Congressional popularity is at an all-time low, consumer confidence is bruised and skeptics question whether the whole battle will be fought again three months from now.

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