Episode 16: Fiscal Showdown

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This week on Beltway Buzz, Bob Costa and Andrew Stiles take you inside the halls of Congress on the front lines of the battle to shut down the government and defund ObamaCare. Also: is Ted Cruz helping or hurting his chances for leadership and a possible Presidential run?; adios, immigration; is this congressional session essentially over before it has even begun?; and the coming war on coal. 

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  1. Scott R

    Thanks, Bob and Andrew. Sounds to me like Cruz is the dog that caught the car.

    I’d feel bad for him if not for the fact that he and the Lee-Paul-DeMint crowd have thrown the “surrender caucus” ad hominems at so many good conservatives who committed the sin of stating obvious truths.

    There’s never been an endgame to this gambit (of course!), and now this guy deserves to lose respect and influence. 

  2. Mendel

    Great podcast.

    Found the Ted Cruz inside baseball fascinating.  I’m not rabidly anti-Cruz like Scott is, but it seems clear to me that, for all his straight talk, he is still hiding most of his cards regarding what his long-term goal really is.  

  3. Vince Guerra

    I need more than two hundred words. Here’s my response.

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