The Senate is back in session, returning to the Capitol Building after its summer recess. However, many were concerned for Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) after he froze again during his regular news conference. The Senator vowed to finish his term amid ongoing speculation about the status of his health following two recent episodes. FOX News Senior Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram asked Senator McConnell directly about his health earlier this week and shares reactions from Capitol Hill. Later, he discusses what’s ahead for Congress as they work to prevent a government shutdown.

The federal budget deficit totaled $2.3 trillion dollars, almost twice the amount from last year, a projection coming from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. The Committee’s Senior Vice President and Policy Director Marc Goldwein points out why people should care about the national debt, explains what it means for money in Americans’ wallets, and details what kind of legislation Congress should pass to relieve some of our country’s debt.