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Why the House GOP should threaten another government shutdown
Why the House GOP should threaten another government shutdown

Decisions, decisions. Congressional Republicans are torn over how to respond to President Obama's long-expected executive order allowing more of the people who've settled in the United States illegally to apply for what amounts to temporary visas and work permits. Although they all see this as an abuse of power, some Republicans want to threaten another government shutdown to try to block Obama, while others want to try to roll back the initiative bit by bit. The choice facing Republicans boils down to this: Do they repeat the hardball tactics they used last fall in a vain attempt to defund Obamacare or do they pick some battles they might, you know, win? And, paradoxically,...

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