THE BLOG 10/19/2013 08:35 am ET Updated Dec 19, 2013 They Shut It Down. They Got Nothing. By Rick Horowitz The GOP learned its lesson, right? Right? Download Follow Rick Horowitz on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Rick_Horowitz Do you have information you want to share with HuffPost? Here’s how. Rick Horowitz Milwaukee Public TV Commentator, Writing Coach, Writing & Editing Consultant MORE: Gop Tea Party John Boehner House Gop Government Shutdown Subscribe to the Politics email. How will Trump’s administration impact you?