By way of update, there is still no deal on Capital Hill to solve the pending government shut down.  If there is a deal, it will have to be because Republicans and Democrats agree to work together.  The sad thing is that the motivation for each may be that they aren’t so concerned with the crisis the country would face, but the damage that might be done to their party if an agreement is not reached.|main5|dl1|sec1_lnk3|55121