National Headlines 10-3-13

Harry Reid blocks funding for veterans programs, national parks (Washington Examiner)

Pressure mounts to fix health insurance exchanges (Associated Press)

Obamacare marketplaces raise data security concerns (CBS News)

Doves and peaceniks no more: These Democrats relish the role of bullies (Washington Times)

Cantor: House GOP forging ahead with piecemeal bills (The Hill)

Congress, staff required to buy gold ObamaCare plans (The Hill)

Gunshots near Capitol lock down Congress (CNN)

‘Reckless’ Shutdown Must End, Obama Says, Faulting G.O.P. (New York Times)

Tropical Storm Karen likely to hit Gulf Coast Saturday (USA Today)

Brown signs bill to give driving permits to those in U.S. illegally (Los Angeles Times)

Jobless claims on the rise (Christian Science Monitor)