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Government Shutdown #1068442

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The review of America’s credit rating by Fitch Ratings reported.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The rejection by Tea Party members of a House plan to reopen the government and roll back President Obama’s health care law examined; response from the conservative group Heritage Action quoted. The status of the Senate plan discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The Tea Party mission to end Obamacare featured; details given about the role of Senator Ted Cruz. [Representative Tim HUELSKAMP††- says he is committed to making certain a government takeover of our health care system doesn’t happen; states furloughed constituents favor keeping the government shut down in order to fight Obamacare.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Major Garrett) The White House hope that the Senate deal will emerge featured. [OBAMA – says we’re stuck in the House.] The Treasury Department reaction to the Fitch announcement noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Moody’s Analytics estimate of the cost of the shutdown & debt limit crisis and the additional cost of a higher rate on treasury bonds cited. Stock Market Report.

(Washington: Anthony Mason) The views of former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan on a government default featured. [GREENSPAN – comments on the choice of paying China or Social Security; says the shock to the system would be debilitating.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Pressure on Republicans from business leaders & Democrats to end the budget and debt impasse featured; letter from the Chamber of Commerce, the United Way & the AFL-CIO to every member of Congress quoted; campaign contributions from several groups cited. [Lobbyist Scott TALBOTT††- comments.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy;
Reid, Chip;
Garrett, Major;
Mason, Anthony;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:10:40

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