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because what is at the core of the shutdown is centered on obama care which is open for enrollment as we speak, correct? >> it is open for enrollment. this is going to be the first day that americans can sort of sign up for exchanges although coverage won't start until the beginning of next year. there are moderate republicans who say this will be bad for their party overall. one commissioned a report that basically outlined how this shutdown would not affect the president's health care law. >> help us understand who is affected by the shutdown and how that is for the general public. >> you will see national parks close. nasa is closing almost entirely although mission control will remain open to keep in touch with astronauts at the national space station. you will see taxes are still
collected. the faa is still on the job. tsa is still checking. especially in the first week the effects will feel gradual. the longer this goes on the worst it will start to feel. >> that is part of the big question here. do you have any idea how long the shutdown will last? there has been talk that four days may be a possible timeframe. >> at this point we are not sure exactly how it will play out timing-wise. the senate is coming back in the morning. we are not getting indication from house republicans about how long that they might be willing to feel this out. it is just a question of whether or not that group of conservatives who have been so adamant about tying to the health care law feel this is painful enough that they need to give up their dug in position. >> we do appreciate it. >> thanks for having me. the government shutdown is already having a ripple effect
at stock exchanges around the world, your 401 k and kids' college funds could take a beating. we are being joined by ross. thanks for being with us. >> good morning, betty. >> markets have been down several days in a row. the dow was down 128 points. will the shutdown cause the market to continue to slide? >> today it hasn't. they are taking it in this stride. you have this sell on the rumor and buy on the fact. clearly ahead of it markets were nervous and we saw the last few trading sessions markets down. today stock markets in asia and europe nudge a little firmer. futures confirming it will depend on how long the shutdown goes on for. many of us didn't think we would be here at this particular
moment. we thought we would get a negotiation that would solve it. if it goes for a little bit long there will be economic indications that that will shut the markets down and the debt ceiling negotiations. >> during the last government shutdown between '95 and '96 the s&p fell 3.7%. are you surprised that the market already factored it in? >> that theoretically is what stock markets are supposed to do. you are supposed to look forward and price it in. if they have done that that is what is supposed to happen. the key, though, will be how entrenched are the positions. i think we will see a sell off if there is no sign of some resolution and that will be at the moment they say we got it and can deal with the fact of
it. they don't like uncertainty. >> thank you so much for your insight across the pond for us. we do appreciate it. and politics aaside for the moment today is shaping up to be summer like. bill karins is here with this. >> we need sunshine. shorts and t shirts. it is more like september 1 than october 1. we are at 60 degrees to start your morning in d.c. 63 in chicago. from the rockies to the east coast tuesday high temperatures 84 in chicago today. easily to the 90s in much of te texas. one thing we do have to watch, the tropics. it is still hurricane season. 50% chance of development in the western caribbean. if it does develop it would move
into the northern gulf of mexico. we will have to watch that. right now it is not an immediate concern. the only area with showers and storms would be miami and new orleans. pretty much across the board not many placest that won't see a really gorgeous start to october. houston, texas near 90. minneapolis 77 degrees. >> i'll take the sunburn any day. the impact of the partial government shutdown will be felt in every community from coast to coast. we have those details next.
thousands will be off the job. on this the 123rd birthday of yosemite national park, it will be closed. >> reporter: at chicago's federal building dozens of government workers gather to protest the possible shutdown. you worried? >> yeah, yeah. i'm the only one who is a bread winner right now. >> reporter: she works for the e.p.a., a mother and grandmother. her husband is recently laid off. >> congress needs to be turned over somebody's knee and spanked hard because they are acting like small children. >> there won't be any business here. >> reporter: the shutdown's most visible effects, padlocking our national parks from coast to coast along with the national zoo and museums in the nation's capitol. the shutdown will also put
federally backed loans on hold, delay tax audits and refunds and suspend the nutrition program for women, infants and children. >> how are we going to feed our kids? >> reporter: services which won't be effected include essentials such as mail delivery, tsa, air traffic control. while more than 800,000 federal workers stand to lose a paycheck the president and members of congress will still receive them. >> i think they can take their paychecks away. >> if you feel government employees shouldn't be paid you should give up your check. >> reporter: she will need to report to work to find out if she will be sent home. >> they are kicking sand into the american people's eyes and it hurts. just ahead, sports,
quarterback, ryan tannehill. drew brees ends with a 413 yard game complete with four touchdown passes and the saints remain undefeated. and in baseball game number 163 of the regular season goes to the tampa bay rays after defeating the texas rangers 5-2. the rays face the cleveland indians wednesday for the wildcard game. losers go home. yankees slugger alex rodriguez was in court monday. a major part of the steal curtain from the unstoppable 1970s era has died. greenwood played 13 seasons. he was 67. what a career. the stanley cup winning chicago blackhawks finally
received their championship rings and they are quite a sight. you know those personalized rings are made up of 260 diamonds and gems. the blackhawks open the season tonight against the washington capita capitals. the jaguars mascot is seen after the loss. he took about 40 shots from a paint ball gun to the chest. >> i have played paint ball that is not fun. entertainment celebrities are taking to twitter to share feelings about the government shutdown. jim says given they are shutting down the government i am not working out.
bj novak tweeted i hope everyone is 100% clear on the difference between government shutdown and the purge. tom hanks started reminiscing about forest gump. he says when watching it now when lieutenant dan introduces his wife he still bursts into tears. an ad was posted near the location in paris where diana died in a horrific auto accident. nbc and cnn scrapped plans for the hillary clinton mini series. the rnc had threatened to boycott both networks during the 2016 elections if the mini series aired. and steven colbert has found
now to other top stories, a senate committee found time to approve caroline kennedy as the ambassador to japan. in colorado five hikers were killed by a massive rock slide. boulders weighing 100 tons came crashing down. new jersey is appealing a ruling that paves the way for same-sex marriage. the administration wants to delay when the marriages can start. currently it is set for october 21. as expected the justice department filed suit against north carolina. at issue is voting mandate laws. i'm betty nguyen and this is "early today." we hope this is just your first stop of the day on nbc.
the temperatures are a little cool right now. right now it is in the 50's. 54 in parkton. 58 in rock hall. partly to mostly sunny skies and warm. high temperature in the upper 70's and the low 80's. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast going into the weekend. >> coming up on 11 news today -- waking upofficially to a government shutdown. what happens next? >> new driving laws are in effect for your driving commute today. i will have a live report. >> should not have to go through this at all. >> stricter gun laws also go
[ brother ] i can do this. [ imitates robot ] everyone deserves ooey, gooey, pillsbury cinnamon rolls. make the weekend pop. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. this is a very sad day for our country. >> congress needs to be turned over somebody's knee. they are acting like somebody's children. >> the government is partially shut down. we will have a report from the capital building. >> the kind of office you might expect to see closed -- your passport office. the kind of office that will be where you get your
social security check. once we see you using a cell phone, that is grounds for us to stop you. >> you have to put that phone down when you were driving on maryland roads. good morning, everybody. i'm stan stovall. >> i'm mindy basara. >> 5:01. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. still pretty dry but nice weather. >> the next couple of days will be really nice with temperatures around 80. we have these big temperature swings. 53 at the airport. the temperatures will shoot into the upper 70's and the low 80's.
the average high is 72. it is going to get even warmer tomorrow. we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. up to be a nice start for your tuesday morning. on 70, 63 miles per hour. problem free once you get to the beltway. we are moving well on the j.f.x. so far, 55 miles per hour. you can see light volume in that direction. looking good in the white marsh area on 95. about six minutes to travel from the 895 split to the toll plaza. this is southbound traffic and we are moving well.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> you are waking up to the first federal government shutdown in 17 years. >> lawmakers could not agree to keep the government funded. >> you will still get your mail and your social security check. hallie jackson has the latest. bethis morning the ball will on the senate side in this game of political ping-pong. stay with us and keep this government going in the name of fairness. >> fiery floor speeches did not reverse a shutdown. and back and forth between the house and senate. from the a lot of no
other side of the aisle. >> many house republicans want to fund the government if part of the health-care law is delayed. >> we want basic fairness for all americans under obamacare. >> we will not go to conference with a gun to our head. risemin night message from was aimed at the military and civilians. he signed a law to make sure troops get paid on time. the administration directed agencies to execute plans for a shutdown. that means 800,000 federal workers will stay home without pay. government website and twitter feeds are starting to go dark. enrollment under the affordable care act begins today as