Shutdown Politics

Who Are the 17 Republicans Willing to End the Shutdown?
October 02, 2013

According to The Huffington Post, 17 Republican congressman have indicated their willingness to vote for a “clean continuing resolution.” Combined with 200 Democratic votes, those 17 House Republicans could end the government shutdown.So who are they

Obama May Yet Bail Boehner Out on the Budget. That Would Be an Historic Mistake.
September 19, 2013

On Monday I wrote a piece saying we’re headed for a government shutdown when this year’s funding runs out on September 30. The piece hinged on three assumptions.