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On Day Three of the government shutdown, moderate Republicans are showing signs of anger at Tea-Party colleagues who are adamant about using the government shutdown to accomplish their goals. Also, President Obama went to a construction company near Washington today with a simple message for House Speaker John Boehner. And on the Silk Road website, drugs, hackers and hit men were available on sale to anonymous buyers for more than two years.

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Making News Pressure Builds to End the Government Shutdown 7 MIN, 27 SEC

President Obama went to a construction company near Washington today with a simple message for House Speaker John Boehner.

Guests:
Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal (@hookjan)

Today's Talking Point Online Black Market ‘Silk Road’ Shut Down 8 MIN, 9 SEC

On the Silk Road website, drugs, hackers and hit men were available on sale to anonymous buyers for more than two years. Now the FBI has busted what it claims is the mastermind. The FBI says the Silk Road is the “most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet today.” We’ll hear about the alleged mastermind, arrested in San Francisco.

Guests:
Joseph Menn, Reuters (@josephmenn)

Main Topic Day Three of the Government Shutdown 34 MIN, 11 SEC

On Day Three of the government shutdown, moderate Republicans are showing signs of anger at Tea-Party colleagues who are adamant about using the government shutdown to accomplish their goals. We’ll hear where they come from and what they want.

Guests:
Joe Hallett, Columbus Dispatch (@hallettjoe)
Wayne Slater, Dallas Morning News (@WayneSlater)
Larry Sabato, University of Virginia Center for Politics (@larrysabato)
Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator (@AmSpec)
Ron Fournier, National Journal (@ron_fournier)
Joseph Menn, Reuters (@josephmenn)

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