News bites: State shutdown stresses

States are fearing what a shutdown of the federal government might mean in their backyards.

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) might have inadvertently made the case for tax increases in his budget proposal.

Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) announced his opposition to a bipartisan commission to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Dish Network now owns Blockbuster after winning it in an auction.

An SEC probe into Fannie Mae could include an examination of a former executive's congressional testimony.

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