NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013
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(Studio: Andrea Mitchell) The suspension of death benefits for families of fallen troops featured; photos shown of L/Cpl. Jeremiah Collins, Sgt. Joseph Peters, 1st Lt. Jennifer Moreno, PFC Cody Patterson and Sgt. Patrick Hawkins, who were killed in Afghanistan; statement from Peters’ wife Ashley quoted. [Collins’ mother Shannon COLLINS- comments.] [Senators John McCAIN, Carl LEVIN – comment.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The outrage in Congress reviewed; details given about the approval by Congress & President Obama of the Pay Our Military Act. [Senators John McCAIN, Harry REID, Representatives Tammy DUCKWORTH, Mark SANFORD, Buck McKEON, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - react.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Chuck Todd) The ongoing disagreement between Republicans & Obama over the budget and Obamacare updated; numbers needed to pass anything cited; photos shown of Republicans who say they would support a clean bill. [OBAMA – says we’re willing to pass a short-term budget.] [BOEHNER – reacts to Obama’s offer.] [McCAIN – says we know how it’s gonna end.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The ripple effect of the shutdown, which is having an impact on the CDC and the stock market, noted; Stock Market Report.