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Politics: Government Shutdown #1052535

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The shutdown battle in Washington introduced; shutdown clock shown.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The question of how long the shutdown will last examined; details given about conservative House Republicans' demand for an end to Obamacare, what will/will not still operate in the government and how members of Congress will get paid. [President OBAMA - says the shutdown will have a real impact on real people.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY†, Senators Charles SCHUMER, Harry REID, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - offer views on the politics.] [Young Washington TOURIST - criticizes bipartisanship.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The drop in the stock market noted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Rebecca Jarvis) The costs to the average American family from Washington's dysfunction to the tune of 8 billion dollars a week with another major battle on the horizon about credit discussed; 1995-96 statistics cited.

Sawyer, Diane;
Karl, Jonathan;
Rebecca, Diane Sawyer,

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