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Double Take 'Toons: Senator Speaker?

Senator Ted Cruz championed an unsuccessful strategy to defund the Affordable Care Act, which led the federal government to a partial shutdown and the edge of default. Now, Cruz vows not to back down from trying to kill Obamacare. John Darkow floats the accusation that it was all about the senator's self-interest, while Jeff Danziger doubts House Speaker John Boehner can stomach another effort.

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John Darkow

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