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Will The Country Run Out of Money to Pay Bills? [AUDIO]

As the government shutdown begins its second week, a dangerous new deadline is on the horizon.

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U.S. Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks towards the Senate Chamber with Secretary of the Minority Laura Dove
U.S. Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks towards the Senate Chamber with Secretary of the Minority Laura Dove ( Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Senate Dems To Try Passing Debt Ceiling Increase

Democrats controlling the Senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown that could unnerve financial markets as the deadline to a first-ever default on U.S. obligations draws closer.

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Clouds fill the sky in front of the U.S. Capitol
Clouds fill the sky in front of the U.S. Capitol (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Obama May Be Open To Short-Term Debt Ceiling Hike [VIDEO]

A senior Obama economic adviser is suggesting that the White House would be open to a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing authority.

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U.S. Capitol
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What Will the Federal Shutdown Cost You? [AUDIO]

A lot of us who look at the Federal shutdown might wonder what the cost will be. An expert today has some sound advice for weathering the Washington chaos.

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Shutdown Enters 2nd Week, No End In Sight [VIDEO]

The government shutdown enters its second week with no resolution in sight and ominous signs that the United States is moving closer to the possibility of the first-ever default in the nation's history.

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Senator Ted Cruz (R)
Senator Ted Cruz (R) (CNN)
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Cruz: Tie Debt-Ceiling Rise To ‘Obamacare’ Changes

Sen. Ted Cruz says legislation raising the debt ceiling is among the best leverage that Congress has to rein in the White House and should include changes to the nation's new health insurance system.

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)
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Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered Back

 The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

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Start of the 2012 Jersey Shore Half-Marathon
Start of the 2012 Jersey Shore Half-Marathon (Jersey Shore Half Marathon)
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Jersey Shore Half Marathon Falls Victim To Shutdown

The Jersey Shore Half-Mararthon has fallen victim to the federal government shutdown thanks to its location but is offering runners an alternative.

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President Barack Obama greets people after picking up lunch at the Taylor Gourmet Deli in Washington
President Barack Obama greets people after picking up lunch at the Taylor Gourmet Deli in Washington (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Obama Talks Iran, Budget, Redskins And Obamacare [VIDEO]

Defending the shaky rollout of his health care law, President Barack Obama said frustrated Americans "definitely shouldn't give up" on the problem-plagued program now at the heart of his dispute with Republicans over reopening the federal government.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives to Capitol Hill for this morning's vote
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives to Capitol Hill for this morning's vote (Chris Maddaloni/Getty Images)
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House Passes Bill To Pay Furloughed Workers

The House has passed a bill to give 800,000 furloughed federal workers retroactive pay once the government reopens.

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