Politics
4:44 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Shutdown Is Wrapped Up, But Other Issues Are Starting To Unfold

Originally published on Sat October 19, 2013 5:40 am

The U.S. is back from the brink after a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling, but more crises may be on the horizon with a compromise budget due by mid-December and the federal government only funded through Jan. 15. Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's senior Washington editor Ron Elving about what comes next.