Politics & Government

October 11, 2013 5:04 PM

In government-shutdown blame game, GOP taking most heat

While that doesn’t mean the GOP is in for a rough time in the next election, it does mean the party has dug itself into a deep hole this fall. That could make it harder for its candidates in swing states and districts to gain the kind of good will that’s crucial to congressional elections, where personalities and images matter.

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