Great look at why DC Republicans, especially clear players in the Senate have decided, have decided that the November elections mean the time has finally come for government shutdowns, or in other words, refusing to fund the government unless President Obama concedes to GOP demands.
Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and head of the Senate GOP campaign arm says: "The president, who said his policies were under referendum — they were. And they were rejected ... When the Republicans have the majority — let me say it differently, when Congress is functioning again — then I think the opportunity to use the power of the purse strings is appropriate."
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