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Republicans Could Face Political Backlash From Government Shutdown Repercussions

Republicans Could Face Political Backlash From Government Shutdown Repercussions

CSUSM political science professor Steve Nichols tells KPBS that the apparent toxic political environment at the Capitol is linked directly to the government shutdown.

Nichols says House Republicans also face a potential political backlash in public opinion and at the polls in November from their hard-ball tactics to control government spending.