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Split Grows Within US Republican Partyi
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October 18, 2013 9:49 PM
Public opinion polls show that Republicans have been damaged in the aftermath of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Conservative Tea Party supporters in Congress backed the shutdown in a failed hope to undermine President Barack Obama’s controversial health care reform law. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more on what appears to be a widening split within the Republican Party and how that could hinder compromise with Democrats on a range of budget issues.

Split Grows Within US Republican Party

Published October 18, 2013

Public opinion polls show that Republicans have been damaged in the aftermath of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government. Conservative Tea Party supporters in Congress backed the shutdown in a failed hope to undermine President Barack Obama’s controversial health care reform law. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more on what appears to be a widening split within the Republican Party and how that could hinder compromise with Democrats on a range of budget issues.


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