GraysonRep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about the latest on Syria, the situation in Kenya, and the GOP efforts to shut down the Government

Hal Sparks calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT for a Hal Sparks Birthday edition of Humpdays With Hal

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took to the Senate floor just after 2:41 p.m. on Tuesday, vowing to speak in opposition to the Affordable Care Act “until [he] is no longer able to stand.” Cruz read Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” as he wished his children goodnight from the Capitol.

• When open enrollment begins on the online, state-based marketplaces established under Obamacare, premiums nationwide are expected to be around 16 percent lower than originally predicted, Health and Human Services said in a new report released today.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday his nation is prepared to resume negotiations over its disputed nuclear program – but only under certain conditions. Rouhani told the U.N. that he is also open to talks with the United States “to manage differences.”

Kenya’s president proclaimed victory Tuesday over the al Qaeda-linked terrorists who stormed a Nairobi mall, saying security forces had “ashamed and defeated our attackers” following a bloody four-day siege in which dozens of civilians were killed.