Day 3: the government shutdown continues
Analysts say if Speaker John Boehner would bring a clean continuing resolution to the House floor, it would pass, and the government would re-open.
But he has refused to do that, instead continuing his push to defund or otherwise disable Obamacare.
Penny and Phil talked about the budget battle with Judd Legum, the editor of the non-partisan blog ThinkProgress.org:
Pasadena Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff also discussed the matter with Penny and Phil: