Nightly News | October 01, 2013
>> chicago, and how long does this go on? kelly o'donnell has more.
>> reporter: good evening, brian, there are parks like smithsonian offering money for veteran's programs and to fund the operations in the district of columbia , but democrats say no, comparing that to a release one hostage at a time strategy. now, although congress and the president had already agreed to keep military paychecks coming, democrats are saying no to this piece by piece approach, insisting that the full government be funded, not going one program at a time. brian?