October 4th, 2013
07:26 PM ET

The Congress that cried wolf

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.

Filed under: Business • Debt Ceiling • Government Shutdown • Your Money
October 4th, 2013
07:20 PM ET

Ransom note: Obamacare for the economy

Has the American government been held hostage by members of Congress? Christine Romans talks with, John Avlon, Rana Foroohar, and hostage negotiator Chriss Voss.

Filed under: Debt Ceiling • Economy • Government Shutdown • Your Money
October 4th, 2013
05:35 PM ET

The score: shutdown, showdown, showoff

Navy and Air Force fans will see game action despite the government being in time-out. Michael Jordan issues a challenge to LeBron James, and Donte Whitner challenges a fine…with a name change? Christine Romans settles The Score.

Filed under: Christine Romans • The Score
October 4th, 2013
04:45 PM ET

Mama mia! It's Money Time

Fusilli and faux pas: the Barilla CEO is in hot water. And fried chicken will soon be in your car's cup holder, courtesy of KFC. This week's Money Time is al dente and finger-lickin' good, grazie Christine Romans!

Filed under: Christine Romans • Money Time
October 4th, 2013
03:52 PM ET

Preschoolers shut out by the shutdown

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.

Filed under: Debt Ceiling • Government Shutdown • Your Money