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Government Shutdown / Day 9 / Military Benefits #1052988

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 09, 2013
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) The political fight over the denial of government funding for military funerals introduced; scenes shown from Dover Air Force Base where bodies are returned home.

(Washington: Jim Avila) The impact of the federal government shutdown on military benefits and families examined; scenes shown of military caskets coming home with the "death gratuity"; pictures shown of four soldiers who died in Afghanistan. [Lt. Jennifer Moreno†'s RELATIVE - comments.] [On WRC, President OBAMA - says we will get this fixed.] [Military pensioner Georgia EAVES†- reacts.] The fact that the gyms for Congress members are open noted.

(Studio: George Stephanopoulos; White House: Jonathan Karl) The poll figures for Congress and President Obama cited and more talks about an extension for the debt ceiling discussed.

Stephanopoulos, George;
Avila, Jim;
Karl, Jonathan

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