Christine Romans sits down with CNN veterans Christiane Amanpour and Candy Crowley to discuss the world's perception of America since the government shutdown.
Last time Les joined us he showed off his best negotiating tips on the streets of New York. Now he's back with more deal-making pointers. But this time he's teaching Washington. Christine Romans enlists the star of truTV's "Hardcore Pawn" in her mission to pave Washington's path to compromise.
Once again Washington is betting with the economy: is it a stake too high for the country to sustain? Fareed Zakaria tells Christine Romans why the current stalemate in Washington is so dangerous.
Are we too used to threats of catastrophe from Capitol Hill that we no longer pay attention? Christine Romans asks John King and Keith McCullough whether Americans are numb to the real dangers of hitting the debt ceiling.
Has the American government been held hostage by members of Congress? Christine Romans talks with, John Avlon, Rana Foroohar, and hostage negotiator Chriss Voss.
Head Start programs across the country have shut their doors to over 1000 children. Zain Asher explains how these preschools are another casualty of the government shutdown.
By October 17, the U.S. government may not be able to pay all its bills. Christine Romans explains who might not get paid.
The government shutdown is bad for the economy. But failing to raise the debt ceiling by Oct. 17 would be catastrophic. Christine Romans explains what could happen.