Ballot Talks: The Shutdown showdown

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    Guests: Jim Manley, Robert Costa

    In today’s edition of Ballot Talks: The signing of a continuing resolution may have staved off a government shutdown for the time being, yet there are still looming battles over spending. These include the efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, that mean the government could still come to a halt come January. We’ll discuss Boehner’s exit, his potential successor Kevin McCarthy, the ongoing congressional infighting, the state of the GOP and what it all means for the 2016 election cycle. We’re joined by political consultant and Capitol Hill veteran, JIM MANLEY, and by The Washington Post’s ROBERT COSTA.

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