Comments for: GOP finds a reason to bash the budget

Posted Dec. 19, 2013, at 8:10 a.m.

Republican senators were in a bind. Conservative groups that work to defeat ideologically impure GOP incumbents were demanding a vote against the budget compromise Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., hatched with Democrats. But, with a January deadline looming, voting down the compromise was essentially voting for another government shutdown. How, then, …

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