Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
A Tea Party congressman is in the spotlight for confronting a park ranger at the closed World War II memorial this week, saying the ranger should be ashamed for letting veterans into the monument, while keeping the rest of the public out.
We hear from a Tea Party organizer who asks, if furloughed government workers are considered non-essential, why do we need them at all?
She wants Democrats to negotiate with Republicans to re-open the government, and she wants Republicans to hold firm on delaying or defunding the Affordable Care Act.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.