Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.
Former President Jimmy Carter and Rev. Jesse Jackson remember Nelson Mandela.
Call it a government shutdown, slim down, or showdown, the one thing you can't call it is cheap.
This Washington gridlock is costing Americans – even those unaffected by the furloughs and closures – every single day.
CNN's Tom Foreman breaks down the costs.