Political Headlines - October 16, 2013

  • Congress still snarled with one day to go: With a deadline to avoid a potential default on the nation's debts mere hours away, Congress on Tuesday tumbled back into a state of disarray. Noah Bierman and Mattias Gugel report.


  • Walsh shows his humanity: Martin Walsh has more life experience than John Connolly, something that may serve him as the election approaches. Joan Vennochi reports.


  • Edge to Connolly: John Connolly won Tuesday's mayoral debate by highlighting Martin Walsh's weaknesses. Scot Lehigh reports.