Government Shutdown Showdown 2013
Schieffer: The high costs of the government shutdown
Says ordinary folks have been the losers of Congress' partisan games, which have kept lawmakers from dealing with real problems
Voices of the shutdown: "I had everybody cancel"
Owner of bed and breakfast in Custer, S.D., had all her guests cancel their stay because Mount Rushmore is closed
Fragile global markets a major worry
Investment advisor Jim Jubak worries that machinations in Washington could impact one small sector of the market - but then ripple dramatically across the US economy and into your portfolio.
CEO believes market volatility will continue
Anthony Mirhaydari of Mirhaydari Capital Management believes a prolonged government shutdown could contribute to increased volatility, as well as a lack of economic growth.
Fmr. GOP Rep.: "Restructure Congress" to prevent recurring crises
Former congressman Bob Walker, a Republican who represented Pennsylvania for two decades, offers his take on the government shutdowns of the 1990s, the current shutdown, and how we can prevent others
Government shutdown drives up jobless claims
More Americans applied for unemployment aid last week amid move by some companies to furlough employees
Lack of trust between leaders dragging out shutdown
Mike McCurry, who was White House press secretary under Bill Clinton, talks about how the relationship between Clinton and then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich made it easier to end the 1995 and 1996 shutdowns.
One-man "Memorial Militia" cleans up National Mall
South Carolina artist Chris Cox is volunteering to help keep the Mall tidy as National Park Service employees are furloughed
Are there enough House votes to end the shutdown?
A CBS News estimate reveals that the votes are not quite there - but it's very close
Debt ceiling: Understanding what's at stake
The clock is ticking for Congress to raise the government's borrowing limit -- but what happens if lawmakers fail?
How the government shutdown could end
The government enters its seventh day of shutdown while Congress barrels toward an Oct. 17 deadline to raise the debt ceiling