SHOTLIST:

ABC POOL - AP Clients Only

Dover Air Force Base, Dover DE - 9 October 2013

1. Service members carrying flag draped casket off plane

2. Secretary Chuck Hagel watches

3. Service members carrying casket

AP File - AP Clients Only

4. Close shot of money being flipped through

AP Television - AP Clients Only

Washington, DC - 5 October 2013

5. Shot of sign reading "CLOSED" in front of Lincoln Memorial

POOL - AP Clients Only

Washington, DC - 9 October 2013

6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-California

"I apologize for the shameful act of the administration's lawyers."

7. Wide shot of House floor

8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Georgia

"How dare we not provide these grieving families with the necessary support in thewir toime of need?"

9. Wide shot of Eric Shinseki sitting down at witness table before House Veterans Affairs Committee

10. Wide shot of committee

11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs

"On 1 November, I will not be able to pay all these beneficiaries who are expecting those checks."

ABC POOL - AP Clients Only

Washington, DC - 9 October 2013

12. Wide shot of Democrats outside Capitol

13. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sen. Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, D-Nev.

''Open the government, let us pay our bills. we 'll negotiate on anything you want to negotiate on.''

POOL - AP Clients Only

Washington, DC - 9 October 2013

14. Wide shot of Boehner walking up to podium on House floor

15. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. John Boehner, Speaker of the House, R-Ohio

How can we tax people for not buying a product from a website that doesn't work.

AP Television - AP Clients Only

Washington, DC - 2 October 2013

16. Tilt up from CLOSED sign to Lincoln Memorial

17. Wide shot of US Capitol, push in

18. Evening shot of Speaker Boehner walking out of the White House after budget meeting

{VO}:

DEFENSE SECRETARY HAGEL WATCHED AS THE FLAG DRAPED COFFINS OF FOUR U-S SERVICE MEMBERS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN ARRIVED HOME AT DOVER AIR FORCE BASE

THE FAMILIES OF THOSE SERVICE MEMBERS DIDN'T GET THE USUAL FINANCIAL HELP TO ATTEND

PENTAGON LAWYERS RULED THE 100-THOUSAND DOLLAR DEATH BENEFIT WASN'T COVERED BY A BILL TO PAY SERVICE MEMBERS DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

{SOT:Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.}

I apologize for the shameful act of the administration's lawyers.

OUTRAGED HOUSE MEMBERS UNANIMOUSLY PASSED A BILL TO FIX THE PROBLEM:

{SOT: Congressman Sanford Bishop, D-Ga.}

How dare we not provide these grieving families with the necessary support in their time of need?

MEANWHILE THE HEAD OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION WARNED THAT IF THE SHUTDOWN LASTS UNTIL THE END OF THE MONTH--MILLIONS OF VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS WON'T GET THEIR BENEFITS:

{SOT: Secretary Eric Shinseki, Veterans Affairs}

"On 1 November I will not be able to pay all these beneficiaries who are expecting those checks."

SENATE DEMOCRATS RALLIED ON THE STEPS OF THE CAPITOL, REITERATING THEY'RE WILLING TO SIT DOWN AND TALK WITH HOUSE REPUBLICANS:

{SOT: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.}

''Open the government, let us pay our bills. we 'll negotiate on anything you want to negotiate on.''

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CAPITOL, THE SPEAKER WAS AGAIN DEMANDING CHANGES TO THE HEALTH CARE LAW--AND NOTED THE ROCKY FIRST WEEK FOR SIGNING UP FOR IT:

{SOT: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio}

How can we tax people for not buying a product from a website that doesn't work.

WITH THE SHUTDOWN IN ITS NINTH DAY AND A POSSIBLE DEFAULT LOOMING, NEITHER SIDE OUTWARDLY IS READY TO COMPROMISE.

BUT THERE HAVE BEEN SIGNALS BOTH MAY BE WILLING TO AGREE TO A SHORT TERM SOLUTION--AS THE PRESIDENT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF TALKS WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.

JERRY BODLANDER, AP, CAPITOL HILL.