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Shutdown!

October 7, 2013

Neither the shutdown nor the debt limit are crises suddenly upon us. Right wing groups have planned both for months. The conservative US Chamber of Congress has taken a stand against Ted Cruz and the Tea Party. Kevin drum deals with some common myths about them. Jonathan Chait puts the political brinkmanship into the larger context of whether our presidential system has some inherent instabilities.

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