Fear Spikes With Shutdown Progress Elusive


Congress is back in session and there's a lot of verbal arm-twisting between the Senate's Harry Reid and the House's John Boehner - but not a lot of results. "We won't negotiate to a gun to our heads, we say to our Republican colleagues end this irresponsible government shutdown, stop your reckless threats of a default on the nation's obligations." "This morning, the senior White House official said that the President would rather default than to sit down and negotiate. Really?"