This program is about 1 hour long
(Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The upcoming vote on the latest Republican plan to fund the government with a delay on the health care plan and the revolt by moderate Republicans reviewed. [Live, Representative Peter KING - explains what the moderates' vote failed after the appeal from Speaker of the House John Boehner, why he wanted to end this dead-end process; predicts the government will shut down tonight with votes continuing after midnight.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The on-floor speech by Speaker of the House John Boehner shown. [BOEHNER - speaks about the bill to fund the government with no more mandates to buy insurance you cannot afford.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with Representative John Culberson about the impending shutdown. [CULBERSON - says we are standing on principle to delay the individual mandate as a third alternative; criticizes Obamacare.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with Representative Elijah Cummings about the politics. [CUMMINGS - criticizes the Tea Party Republicans for hijacking the party, Congress and the country while the Affordable Care Act is law; says the president has done what he can, but the Republicans want to shut the government down.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live panel discussion held with Alice Stewart, Republican strategist Rich Galen and Obama pollster Cornell Belcher about the government shutdown. [From Little Rock, STEWART - calls for passing the government funding while delaying Obamacare; blames Democrats in leadership positions.] [BELCHER - criticizes the Republican spin: elections have consequences.] [GALEN - speculates about the length of the government shutdown and the Republicans missed their chance; notes the Congress has failed to pass any appropriations bill.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.
(Studio: John King) The poll numbers on the view the American people has to how Congress is handling matters, on a government shutdown and the health care fight reviewed; statistics cited.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN political analysts Gloria Borger and David Gergen about the impending government shutdown. [BORGER - says the House will pass its bill with amendments so there will be no resolution.] [GERGEN - comments on what Representative Peter King said about a compromise, but it is doing damage to the Republican Party.]
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer; studio: John King) The poll numbers on the Republican Party and President Obama's own approval rating reviewed.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer; Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) The House vote to approve a bill funding the government while delaying parts of Obamacare discussed.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) The economic impact of these political events reviewed.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer; studio: Christine Romans) The potential economic impact of what is happening in Washington at the time of a fragile economy and the debt ceiling debate that will be critical discussed; financial statistics cited.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Earlier interview held with Senator Ted Cruz. [CRUZ - says Obamacare should be repealed in its entirety, but offers a compromise plan for defunding; states Senator Harry Reid wants a government shutdown..]
(Studio: Isha Sesay) The third trial in Italy for American Amanda Knox; a plane crash in Santa Monica, California, on Sunday night at the airport; a train crash in Chicago; the sale of props from the TV show "Breaking Bad" reported.