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Government Shutdown / Gerrymandering #1068404

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 14, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Progress toward a deal to reopen the government reported.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The growing anger over the shutdown featured; details given about the proposed Senate plan. [President OBAMA – says we stand a good chance of defaulting.] [2 WOMEN, furloughed worker Kim THOMAS – comment.] [Senator Bob CORKER – criticizes conservatives for focusing on Obamacare.] [Senator Amy KLOBUCHAR††- says the world is watching us.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Chuck Todd) The White House response to the Senate’s efforts to create a deal reviewed.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Hillside, Illinois: Kevin Tibbles) The role of gerrymandering in determining who gets elected examined; scenes shown of the district drawn by Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry†† to insure his party’s victory in 1812 and of current district boundaries. [Cook Political Report Charlie COOK†- says we’ve created a system where politicians are choosing their voters rather than voters choosing politicians.] [“Gerrymandering” director Jeff REICHERT†- warns we could have a situation where government does not function.]

Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Todd, Chuck;
Tibbles, Kevin

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