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Republicans Eye Scary Consolation Prize

UNITED STATES - July 25 : Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., during his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press
UNITED STATES - July 25 : Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., during his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press in the U.S. Capitol on July 25, 2013. (Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

The good news is Republicans aren’t going to shut down the government, let alone allow the country to default on the national debt, later this year. The bad news is that probably means we’re stuck with sequestration for the foreseeable future.

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