The government shutdown is perilous in many ways—but the immediate impacts are concentrated on some people, in some places, rather than others—at least for the moment. Which Americans are really paying attention? Also, we'll discuss how President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner each plan on "winning" the government shutdown, and we'll hear why there's so much money in bull riding.
What Does the Shutdown Crisis in DC Mean to the Rest of America?
From this Episode:
Boehner, Obama and Who’s “Winning” the Shutdown
President Obama has now cancelled his upcoming trip to Asia to deal with the government shutdown. But Republicans continue to attack him for refusing to negotiate. House...
7 min, 50 sec
Does the Government Shutdown Matter Outside the Beltway?
The government shutdown is having ripple effects beyond the furloughing of hundreds of thousands of federal workers. The CDC has delayed this year’s flu program;...
34 min, 39 sec