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President Obama's big triumph

ANALYSIS - if the country, congressional Republicans, congressional Democrats and President Obama all suffered from this 16-day impasse, the Republicans were much more badly damaged...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from his office to the Senate Chamber on October 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. As Democratic and Republican leaders negotiate an end to the shutdown and a way to raise the debt limit, the White House postponed a planned Monday afternoon meeting with Boehner and other Congressional leaders. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GOP on verge of conceding to Obama

theGRIO REPORT - The agreement on the table now means the Republicans will have taken a risky political stance, suffered in the polls for it and barely changed the Affordable Care Act at all...