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Some Republican Presidential Candidates Egg On Government Shutdown Strategy

Why the debate chatter won't make the party's congressional leaders happy.
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ICYMI: The GOP Debate in 3 Minutes

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If the federal government shuts down on Oct. 1, one thing will be clear: The Republican presidential debate on Wednesday night didn't help the Republican congressional leaders who want to stop it.

On Wednesday, Texas Senator Ted Cruz took his longstanding call to shut the government down rather than fund Planned Parenthood to a national audience of millions of Americans.