Republican Leadership in Congress Follows the Extremists

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House Republicans have held a strategy session and decided to move toward a government shutdown and default on the national debt — even though that's not what their leadership wanted to do. This morning, House Speaker John Boehner stressed the GOP's determination to do away with Obamacare and attributed the divergence of opinions as his Republican colleagues being "a bit more individual than our colleagues across the aisle." Dana Milbank is a political columnist for the Washington Post.





Warren Olney