Obama-Senate Debt Deal

Palin: Loss Should Energize Us!

Sarah Palin, Facebook

On her Facebook page, Sarah Palin writes, "Steve energized commonsense conservatives all across the country. Tonight’s New Jersey race was a win for Barack Obama, and the Senate deal in D.C. was a loss for the American people. What happened in D.C. ... reminds us of how hard we must fight in 2014 to return to a government of the people." 

Tea Party Decries Sen. Deal; New Bill Drafted

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

While Senate leaders express optimism for an imminent deal to end the shutdown, conservative lawmakers and tea party activists continue to press Boehner for a deal that would defund Obamacare or delay the individual mandate for a year, neither of which are proposals currently on the table in the for a bipartisan Senate package.