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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) What Americans are telling Washington about the long political battle over the debt ceiling introduced; countdown to crisis clock on screen.
(Studio: Jim Avila) The American people's communications with the politicians reviewed; Twitter messages quoted. [Senator Dan COATS- says we are besieged.] [Volo, Illinois, Rochelle WEBE; Santa Monica, California, Christine KERNO; Marietta, Georgia, Donna STEEL; Stamford, Connecticut, Tiffany SCHNEIDER- speak out.] The findings of the ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on anger/dissatisfaction with Washington cited. [Johnson Advisors economist Hugh JOHNSON- offers advice to investors.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos; White House: Jake Tapper; Washington: Jonathan Karl) How none of the leaders know how this will turn out in the end, how the debt ceiling issue is working for Republicans, who want to force a plan to cut government spending via the threat of default with taxes now off the table and how citizens should pressure Congress to make tough decisions discussed.
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