09/29/2013 09:36 am ET Updated Sep 29, 2013

Here Comes The Shutdown: Three Reasons It Will Hurt The GOP


The federal government swerved toward a shutdown on Saturday when House Republicans demanded to hold a vote to delay Obamacare by one year instead of cooperating with the Senate to pass a “clean” spending bill. It's now practically assured that parts of the government will go dark on Tuesday for the first time in 17 years.