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President Barack Obama signed a law to end the government shutdown and extend the U.S. debt limit into 2014. We examine the real cost of the shutdown and what it will take to overcome Washington dysfunction to reach a budget deal. Joining Gwen: Dan Balz, Washington Post; Charles Babington, Associated Press; Jackie Calmes, The New York Times; Jeff Zeleny, ABC News.
On the Webcast Extra: The roundtable reflects on the life of former House speaker, Tom Foley. What has changed in Washington since he left office? Also, Cory Booker was just elected as the junior Senator from New Jersey. What approach should Booker take to his new job? What challenges is he going to face once he arrives in Washington?