Nightly News | September 24, 2013
>> want to show you something that is going on. this is senator ted cruz , republican, of texas. he has taken to the senate floor. and if he keeps his vow, tomorrow morning when you turn on "the today show " he will still be right there doing this same thing, he says he is going to talk until he can't stand up anymore. watching and listening to all of this is our capitol hill correspondent, kelly o'donnell, what is going on here, kelly ?
>> reporter: well, brian, the intense meeting is pitting republican against republican. some of the colleagues told ted cruz not to do this. he says they just can't pay for any of the new health care law , and it is just a week before the potential shutdown. so senator cruz dug in, and many are concerned if he doesn't back off their party could get the blame if this doesn't result in a shutdown.
>> kelly o'donnell, still ahead for