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Elections Republicans

  • Obamacare should be delayed but not this way

    Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), explains why he thinks there should be a delay in the individual health care mandate of the Affordable Care Act, but not necessarily at the expense of shutting down the government.

  • Government stalemate: Who's holding whom hostage?

    Just when Congress ought to be doing things to reinforce the recovery, House Republicans are committed to "doing another self-inflicted wound," says Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury Secretary, discussing the standoff on Capitol Hill.

  • Shutdown showdown: A man made disaster

    Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas draws comparisons between the debt mess in US with India and talks about his investment strategy.

  • If past is prologue, a looming government shutdown could actually cost U.S. taxpayers money. A lot of money.

  • House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

    House Republicans will meet Saturday to determine how they can keep the government open while extracting big concessions on the health care law.

  • Gov. Perry: American people will defund Obamacare

    What's President Obama's solution to the gridlock that has Washington on the verge of a government shutdown? Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), says Obamacare is a "really broken piece of legislation," and discusses his promotion of Americans for Economic Freedom.

  • Obamacare: Let it fail?

    The potential government shutdown continues to weigh on Wall Street, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Also, as President Obama refuses to negotiate with Republicans, can Congress approve the short-term spending plan? CNBC contributors Jared Bernstein and Robert Costa, share their opinions.

  • Ruins at the abandoned Packard Automotive Plant are seen in Detroit, Michigan.

    The Obama administration proposed a $300 million aid package to help Detroit demolish buildings, improvement transportation and bolster the police.

  • We'd be 'fired' if we behaved like lawmakers: Expert

    Charles Campbell, MKM Partners executive director, discusses the long-term risks to the markets if the government shuts down, and why Republicans are "playing the wrong card" by trying to defund Obamacare.

  • Working out the 'kinks' in Obamacare

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, (D-FL); Bob Shrum, Democratic strategist, and Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, discuss the likely fallout from a government shutdown and delaying the Affordable Care Act.

  • 'I think there will be a shutdown': Altman

    It will likely be a short shutdown, explains Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, but the real problem is the debt limit and going to the very edge of the cliff on default risk because of the problem of getting the Republicans to essentially agree on raising the debt limit.

  • House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

    A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.

  • Raising the stakes on shutdown showdown

    House Speaker John Boehner says he thinks lawmakers will avert a government shutdown but he's seeking a whole host of concessions in return for raising the debt limit, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Boehner: We won't accept 'new normal'

    House Speaker John Boehner delivers remarks on the GOP's position on the debt limit, saying Americans don't want either a government shutdown or Obamacare.

  • Protesters walk into the office of Florida State Rep. Manny Diaz as they protest his stance against the expansion of healthcare coverage on September 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

    Bare-bones health insurance could cost just $11 a month for a family of four in Indianapolis on the federal government's new exchanges.

  • 'Sequestration is stupidity on steroids': Warner

    Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), shares his views on how to cut government spending and implement tax reform in order to reach a compromise on the budget.

  • Shutdown showdown 'ugly to watch': Corker

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on the tactics some members of the GOP are using to defund Obamacare and what he'd like to see happen to achieve a compromise.

  • 'Massive political posturing' marginalizes GOP: Gregg

    Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), and former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), discuss why the fight over Obamacare is counterproductive, and what Congress need to do to find the path to compromise.

  • Sen. Cruz ends 'filibuster'

    Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-TX) ends his more than 21-hour marathon talk attacking President Obama's health care law.

  • The US debt ceiling debate & Obamacare

    Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director, Morgan Stanley expects more volatility in American politics ahead. He thinks Republicans will only reach an agreement about the US debt ceiling at the eleventh hour