Early Maneuvering On Possible Shutdown
The New York Times reports: "Democrats do not intend to shut up when it comes to a potential government shutdown. Well aware that a 1995 budget impasse during the early days of Republican control of the House backfired on the new majority, Democrats are moving pre-emptively this time to frame the battle on their terms."
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will deliver remarks this morning at the National Prayer Breakfast. He will receive the presidential daily briefing at 9:30 a.m. ET. He will depart from the White House at 10:05 a.m. Et, and depart from Andrews Air Force Base at 10:20 a.m. Et, arriving at 11:05 a.m. ET in University Park, Pennsylvania. At 11:30 a.m. ET, he will tour labs at Pennsylvania State University, and deliver remarks on innovation at 12 p.m. ET. He will depart from University Park at 1:20 p.m. ET, will arrive at Andrews Air Force Base at 2:05 p.m. ET, and will arrive back at the White House at 2:20 p.m. ET.