Political Headlines - October 11, 2013

  • No accord yet on debt limit talks: President Obama declined to embrace a compromise plan from House Republicans to temporarily avoid the threat of a default.  Noah Bierman reports on the shutdown. 


  • How to fix the arbitration process: It's time for fiscally responsible policy makers, including would-be mayors, to acknowledge that all-too-obvious reality. Scot Lehigh reports.


  • John Connolly endorsed by onetime detractors: The endorsements, spearheaded by the Rev. Miniard Culpepper and Pastor William E. Dickerson, provide Connolly with viable liaisons to the city's minority communities. Wesley Lowery details the race.