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Capitol Hill spectacular nothingness

The strangest thing about the government shutdown/debt ceiling fights - which are really the same fight, separated only by dates on the calendar -- is that they are about nothing.

Defund fail: A Capitol Hill strategy Colorado’s Frank McNulty can endorse

Right now U.S. Senate Republicans are strategizing on how to get Democrats to help them defund Obamacare. Observers have been calling the plan "desperate," which doesn't quite get at its quixotic nature.

Littwin: Republican mission creep on Obamacare

This is a difficult period for many Democrats. They don't know quite what to do.

Abortion opponents relish opportunity to shut government down

Former Colorado Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave hosted an internet conference with anti-abortion rights activists and lawmakers Tuesday focused on efforts to strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood. Musgrave was joined by Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, who explained that earlier in the day she voted to shut the government down because the compromise budget resolution that will keep the government running includes funding for Planned Parenthood and “Obamacare.”