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9:20 AM ET, October 1, 2013

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Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
House GOP seeks conference with Senate Dems on shutdown  —  House Republican leaders will seek a conference committee with Senate Democrats in a last-ditch effort to find a compromise on a short-term spending bill, a GOP aide confirmed late Monday night.  —  The GOP proposal to meet comes …
Discussion: The Reaction
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Pete Kasperowicz / The Hill:
Two hours before deadline, Senate rejects latest House funding bill  —  The House and Senate continued their game of ping-pong late Monday as the federal government lurched toward a shutdown.  —  The House passed yet another proposal to fund the government and undermine ObamaCare, but it was just as quickly rejected by the Senate.
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Paul Steinhauser / CNN:
Congress, tea party hit all-time low in CNN polling  —  Washington (CNN) — As the hours wind down toward a possible government shutdown because of a bitter partisan battle over the new health care law, the approval rating for Congress is plummeting to historic lows.
Russell Berman / The Hill:   Government shuts down as lawmakers miss funding deadline
Alexandra Jaffe / Ballot Box:   House Dems hitting House GOP with robocalls on shutdown
Wall Street Journal:
Government Shuts Down as Congress Misses Deadline
Mike Lillis / The Hill:
House Dems make counteroffer to GOP: We'll accept sequester cuts
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:   House GOP Signals Shutdown With Yet Another Anti-Obamacare Vote
Jonathan Strong / National Review:
Moderates Revolt Over CR  —  For almost three years, the story in the House has been about Speaker John Boehner's restive right flank causing him problems.  But Republican moderates have apparently had enough.  —  In what is by far their boldest stand since the GOP took control of the House in 2010 …
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Byron York / Washington Examiner:
How 30 House Republicans are forcing the Obamacare fight  —  CONGRESS OBAMACARE JOHN BOEHNER HEALTH CARE STENY HOYER RAUL LABRADOR GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN  —  There are 233 Republicans in the House.  Insiders estimate that three-quarters of them, or about 175 GOP lawmakers, are willing …
Jonathan Strong / National Review:
Moderate Threat Fizzles  —  The size of a bloc of GOP moderates ready to bring down a vote on the House floor over the government funding bill shriveled from 25 lawmakers on Saturday to just two when the House voted just now to pass the rule.  —  New York Representative Peter King …
Discussion: Balloon Juice
James Fallows / The Atlantic Online:
Why This Is Not Just ‘Washington Breakdown,’ in 3 Graphs (and 1 Story)  —  Tea Party members say they are expressing the public's will.  Gee, if only there were some way to judge popular sentiment in a democracy.  —  From the Washington Post this morning:
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Joe Nocera / New York Times:
Those Banana Republicans
Ashley Parker / New York Times:
Conservatives With a Cause: 'We're Right'
Discussion: Politico and WJLA-TV
New York Times:
Government Shuts Down in Budget Impasse
CNN:
CNN Poll: Will Obamacare help you?  —  Less than one in five Americans say their families will be better off under the new health care law, according to a new poll.  —  But a CNN/ORC International survey released Tuesday morning also indicates a majority say the Affordable Care Act …
Discussion: The Hill
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Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
President Obama: Expect months of ‘glitches’  —  President Barack Obama on Monday said he “absolutely” expects glitches and problems with Obamacare as enrollment kicks off Tuesday.  —  But even with the inevitable complications and issues that accompany the new health insurance exchanges …
Discussion: Pirate's Cove
Meredith Shiner / The World's Greatest …:
Democrats Mull Divulging Emails With Boehner Staff as Shutdown Fight Gets Personal  —  Reid's office is considering leaking emails between his chief of staff, David Krone, above, and Boehner's chief.  (CQ Roll Call File Photo)  —  Senate Democrats are considering leaking a series …
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Igor Bobic / Talking Points Memo:
Cruz Offers To Donate Salary To Charity If ‘Reid Forces’ Shutdown
NY Daily News:
SEE IT: Pack of motorcyclists chase man in SUV, attack him on upper Manhattan street after fender bender turned hit-and-run on West Side Highway prompted by driver running over biker as he fled  —  Alexian Lien's Range Rover was surrounded by several bikers on the West Side Highway on Sunday.
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:
12 Republicans Vote ‘Nay’ On House GOP Anti-Obamacare Bill  —  Twelve Republicans broke ranks with their House colleagues and voted against the House's latest continuing resolution proposal.  —  The twelve Republicans were Reps. Phil Gingrey (GA), Peter King (NY), Thomas Massie (KY) …
Discussion: Washington Monthly
U.S. News:
A government shutdown: What could it look like?  —  Government agencies were directed to “execute plans for an orderly shutdown” late Monday as Congress failed to pass a funding bill that would prevent the disruption of some government services.  —  The Office of Management and Budget …
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Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Lights out for most, but not for all  —  A government shutdown …
Discussion: Politico
Alec Macgillis / The New Republic:
Meet the House Republican Who Compared Himself to the Flight 93 Heroes  —  When this chapter of the Republican Party's descent into radicalism is written, the representative quote may go not to Ted Cruz, who managed to say little memorable in his 21-hour talkathon, but to his fellow Texan, Rep. John Culberson.
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Fresh DOJ loss in ‘Fast and Furious’ docs fight  —  A federal judge has rejected Attorney General Eric Holder's attempt to keep the courts from wading into the “Fast and Furious” documents dispute that led to him being held in contempt by the House last year.
Discussion: Hot Air, Talking Points Memo and CNN
Noam N. Levey / Los Angeles Times:
Full steam ahead for Obama healthcare law  —  Brushing aside GOP opponents and the threat of a federal shutdown, Obama urges Americans to start checking out new health insurance plans.  —  Volunteers explain the new healthcare law at an event in Oakland.  The Obama administration …
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
 
 
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 Earlier Items: 
Karen McVeigh / Guardian:
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Joshua Keating / Slate:
If It Happened There ... the Government Shutdown
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