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  • Obamacare is the reason we did not expand Medicaid in the state of Texas. It's the reason we did not participate in the exchanges, says Gov. Rick Perry, (R-TX), providing his thoughts on the Affordable Care Act.

  • Nearly all NASA employees facing furlough     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 8:29 AM ET

    Only six-percent of Johnson Space Center employees are cleared for work, reports Scott Cohn, with the details on how the government shutdown is impacting government workers.

  • Lehman a 'kindergarten show' next to any default Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 8:22 AM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, as his weekly news conference on Sept. 19.

    Stock market traders and investors don't believe the upcoming fight over the debt ceiling will result in a U.S. default, value investor Bill Miller told CNBC.

  • Should you buy some Apple today?     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    John Rogers Ariel Investments chairman & CEO; Harvey Eisen, Wright Investors' Service Holdings chairman, and Bill Miller, Legg Mason Opportunity Trust Fund, provide their thoughts on how to trade the government shutdown.

  • "This is a policy that is very negative, very harmful, and rejected by approximately three-quarters of the American people," says Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), sharing his thoughts on the Republicans' attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

  • He said, she said on government shutdown, Obamacare Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:44 AM ET

    Here's the heated debate on CNBC about the government shutdown and Obamacare by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C.

  • We cannot hold the full faith and credit of the government hostage, says Rep. Steve Israel, (D-NY), sharing his thoughts on the standoff in Washington and what it will take for lawmakers to reach an agreement on Obamacare.

  • How long do you think the shutdown would last if airports closed? asks Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management. Chuck Gabriel of Capital Alpha Partners and Carl Larry of Oil Outlooks and Opinions weigh in.

  • Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, and Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, discuss how Obamacare will impact the health care industry.

  • Bill Miller's case for Apple stock     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    Legendary value investor Bill Miller told CNBC the psychology game could change quickly on Apple as it has for some of his recent winners.

  • "There is virtually no chance that we'll have any kind of default... the markets understand that the debt ceiling is not going to be catastrophic," says Bill Miller, Legg Mason Opportunity Trust Fund manager, discussing how the government shutdown will likely impact the markets.

  • Shutdown could turn off data spigot     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    If the government shutdown continues, the Labor Department will not release Friday's jobs numbers and no data will be coming from the Commerce Department, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • "Obamacare is law and it's going to remain law," said Debbie Wasserman Schultz, (-FL), debating with Rep. Mick Mulvaney, (R-SC), about key points of the Affordable Care Act. We have been trying to sit down with you for three years to work on this law, Rep. Mulvaney counters.

  • Markets are 'pushing aside' shutdown: Pro     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:31 AM ET

    Over two-thirds of the times the markets have been positive post-shutdown, says Darrell Cronk, Wells Fargo Private Bank, sharing his thoughts on how a short-term government shutdown will likely impact equity markets, with Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist.

  • Abe jolting Japan's economy     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:16 AM ET

    Japanese Prime Minister Abe says there will be a significant tax increase to help tackle the nation's massive debt burden, reports CNBC's Kaori Enjoji,

  • Global markets: Europe shares move higher     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors shrug off the U.S. government shutdown and look for buying opportunities.

  • Government shutdown's 'big bang' solution     Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    Many on Capitol Hill are hoping the shutdown will be short-lived and force a solution on the debt limit and funding, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • 'Many, many problems' with Obamacare: Insurer's CEO Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    The Obamacare provision mandating that individuals buy health coverage should go into effect, said Michael Dowling, president and CEO of an insurer.

  • The 'what me worry' market downplays a shutdown Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Markets are down, but price action and light volume suggests the market thinks a government shutdown will be avoided.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.

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