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What would it look like if a Republican-controlled Congress followed through on threat to shutdown the government rather than fund the new health care law? Brian Beutler talks to experts like Donna Shalala and Robert Reich who experienced the 1995-96 shutdown. Here’s his report.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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