Republicans on Capitol Hill are talking about each other as if they belonged to opposing parties. It’s all about trying to stop Obamacare. Tea partiers, backed by well-funded conservative groups, say they’re willing to shut down the government or stop the US from paying its bills. Outraged GOP leaders say it’s their own party that will take the blame for whatever happens in an effort they insist is bound to fail, and Democrats agree. Washington veterans say nothing quite like this has ever happened before. We look at what’s at stake for both sides and for the nation.
Is the GOP Tearing Itself Apart over Obamacare?
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Susan Ferrechio - Washington Examiner - @susanferrechio, Jim DeMint - Heritage Foundation - @Heritage, Jonathan Cohn - Senior National Correspondent at Huffington Post, where he writes about healthcare politics and policy - @CitizenCohn, Ron Brownstein - Atlantic / CNN - @RonBrownstein