walkitout (walkitout) wrote,

Current guess from Calculated Risk on when the shutdown will end


I, personally, had figured on something to happen by around midnight tonight, but news coverage suggests that nothing is happening, so, probably nothing is going to happen tonight. I suck at these kinds of guesses.

Nate Silver weighed in, despite being in silent mode until early 2014:


It's a long-ish piece, and it's Nate Silver so obviously you are going to read it, right? Well, if not, among other things, he said (dated 10/10):

"if the current round of negotiations is resolved within the next week or so, they might turn out to have a relatively minor impact by November 2014."

I'd like to be able to say, definitively, when would be an appropriate time to panic. I don't think yet.

There is some activity on the Senate side.


I feel like we're all going to be a little surprised by how this turns out.
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