Republican Defections Kill Measure Needed to Avoid Shutdown

Republican Defections Kill Measure Needed to Avoid Shutdown

(L-R) U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Republican Conference Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talk with reporters following the House Republican Conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol September 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. PhotographerL Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images