BET Wire: Final Shutdown Edition (For Now)

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  • Say What?
  • No Winners
  • The Trouble With Boehner
  • Chopped
  • Lining Up
  • A Holy War?
  • The Blacks
  • In Case You Missed It
  • The Government Is Now Open for Business
  • A Change of Heart

The Trouble With Boehner

In an interview with WABC-TV, Obama suggested that negotiating with House Speaker John Boehner is often pointless because of the "extreme faction in his [Republican] caucus." According to the president, they've repeatedly reached agreement on issues, but then Boehner “goes back and it turns out that he can't control his caucus."


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