Who's Really to Blame for the Shutdown: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: How the shutdown is affecting the world's oldest profession, letting children and veterans fight it out for government benefits—and more.

The Party of Personal Responsibility, as Jon Stewart lovingly calls the GOP, plays the blame game for just how bad the government shutdown has become.

And Jay Leno makes a point to mention that it's really bad.

Plus, the debt ceiling debate isn't economic armageddon. Nope. Not at all. Not even a little bit.

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Reena Flores is a Video Producer at National Journal.

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