Raucous First Caucus For House Tea Partiers Exposes Dangerous RiftsQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|he House has just passed a two-week funding measure to avert a government shutdown. It includes $4 billion in budget cuts for the rest of the fiscal year -- but continues to fund Obama's healthcare law (for those two weeks). Six Republicans voted against, which means most of the Tea Party Caucus voted in favor. The Tea Partiers will presumably be furious. But there's another, much bigger battle to come -- about the funding measure that covers the rest of the fiscal year.|
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