6:13 A request to fund the National Park Service was rejected by the administration.
6:43 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says executive leadership is the only way to end the government shutdown.
6:47 First Lady Michelle Obama’s Twitter account is being scaled back by the government shutdown.
7:11 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said glitches in signing up for health care exchanges should be expected.
7:22 A medical reporter at MSNBC could not sign up for Obamacare online due to glitches yesterday.
7:40 National Park sites throughout Center City are closed through the government shutdown.
7:48 An employee in Minnesota’s health care exchange accidentally leaked sensitive patient information via email.
9:46 The Federalist: The Most Underrated Congress of All-Time.