Morning Maddow: October 4

Updated

Pres. Obama cancels his trip to Asia. (USA Today)

Republicans say Speaker Boehner has pledged to increase the debt limit. (NY Times)

Congress and staff will be required to buy health insurance at the “gold” level or higher. (The Hill)

Federal workers will rally against the shutdown in DC today. (Wash Post)

C-Span catches a congressman napping while presiding over the House floor. (The Hill)

The mother of the woman killed in DC after a police chase says her daughter was depressed. (AP/Stamford Advocate)

California Gov signs a bill giving undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses. (AP)

Private prison giant CCA is leaving Idaho. (AP/Idaho Statesman)

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Morning Maddow: October 4

Updated