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Republicans claim that Democrats won't negotiate on cutting the Affordable Care Act and making other budget cuts, but do the facts support that claim? "The Senate-passed measure to keep the government operating represents an enormous compromise by progressives to avoid a damaging government shutdown. The Democrat-controlled Senate agreed to temporary funding levels that are far closer to the Republican-controlled House budget plan than they are to the Senate's own budget for fiscal year 2014. Moreover, this concession is only the latest of many such compromises over the past several years The Democrat-controlled Senate passed a continuing resolution, or CR—a temporary funding measure meant to keep the government operating—that would set the relevant funding levels at an annualized total of $986 billion. That's about $70 billion less than what the Senate endorsed as part of its comprehensive budget plan back in April. But that actually understates the extent of the compromise...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Michael Linden and Harry Stein / Center For American Progress: http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/budget/news/2013/09/30/76026/the-senate-continuing-resolution-is-already-a-compromise/

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