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Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Oct 16, 2013
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Dems to House GOP: The answer is No

The House GOP rolls out one last ditch effort to stave off the inevitable, and Dems reject it once again.

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Oct 14, 2013
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Will House Republicans allow a retreat?

With a deal in sight, the question is whether House Republicans are ready to accept it.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Oct 14, 2013
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John Boehner’s only choice: Throw the Tea Party overboard

There is no deal that is acceptable to both the Tea Party and Obama and Senate Democrats. Therefore, the only way out is through an alliance of Dems and non-Tea Party Republicans.

Government shutdown is already doing severe damage

Look no further than Utah, hope state of Tea Party Senator Mike Lee, one of the shutdown's chief evangelists.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Oct 11, 2013
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Dems to GOP: No more extortion. No more extortion. No more extortion.

House Republicans float a new offer, but there is still no sign they grasp how Dems view the current standoff.

More red flags for GOP

Three fourths of independents and moderates disapprove of the GOP's handling of the budget fight.

Do `moderate’ Republicans really want to vote to fund the government?

They should be pressed to say whether they support a discharge petition.

Dems move to force Republicans to reopen the government

House Democrats have hit on a way to use a "discharge petition" to force a House vote to fund the government, despite the House GOP leadership's unrelenting opposition to allowing one.

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