President Obama speaks about the budget and the partial government shutdown on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Obama speaks about the budget and the partial government shutdown on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)