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The failures, though painful, might force both Republicans and the Obama administration to compromise.
Will the Dems insist on a budget that addresses unemployment and inequality? Or will they snatch defeat from the jaws of victory by seeking “common ground”?
He’s a fraud and a wacko bird, but at least the Texas senator has the courage of his convictions.
Who decides what’s “essential” during a government shutdown?
Think the Senate deal is a resounding defeat for Republicans? Think again.
America’s most vulnerable felt most of the pain.
Some wealthy individuals are using the government shutdown to promote a very different vision for America’s future.
And put an end to Republicans’ hostage-taking once and for all.
As the Republican Party becomes whiter and more Southern, obstructionist tactics are inevitable.