- Posted October 2, 2013 by
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Shutdown over: What next?
Obama's Non-negotiation Stance May Prove Tricky For Him
Why would Republicans give away the key leverage point they have in the negotiation to begin the negotiation? That doesn't make sense.
So attempting to get a short range Continuing Resolution passed and signed, and watching the shutdown negotiation meld with the debt ceiling negotiation seems likely to me.
As the days tick by, we'll also have more stories about how the exchange websites and premium rates are working. It's a safe bet that the federal employees are doing everything they can to make the exchange launch go smoothly. If there's a major calamity or security breach it could change the debate.