On Background  ·   October 2, 2013

How the shutdown benefits the tea party

- The most conservative members of Congress can use the government shutdown to their advantage in their home districts by saying they stood up to Obamacare. Reid Wilson explains. ()

- The most conservative members of Congress can use the government shutdown to their advantage in their home districts by saying they stood up to Obamacare. Reid Wilson explains. ()

How the shutdown benefits the tea party (1:27)

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