Republicans should make the most of their meeting with the White House.
Republicans need to line up their positions and objectives with public opinion and get off the funding fight.
The Dems and R's are lost in the weeds.
Outside groups and right-wing lawmakers who pressured the House into a shutdown strategy are nowhere to be found.
Question time for Sens. Mike Lee and Ted Cruz
Sen. Mitch McConnell nixes the Cruz gambit.
Sen. Ted Cruz slipped, revealing he's got nothing more than talking points on defunding Obamacare.
The speaker of the House stages an intervention to stop the GOP's political suicide.
Republicans will let the sequester go forward and turn to the continuing resolution.