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Tue Oct 1, 2013, 04:34 AM

Raleigh News & Observer puts blame on Republicans for the shutdown.

I think it will be important to watch the news media to see where the blame is assigned for the shutdown.


WASHINGTON For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown early Tuesday morning after congressional Republicans stubbornly demanded changes in the nation's health care law as the price for essential federal funding

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/09/30/3241464/health-law-challenge-threatens.html#storylink=cpy


Right up front on the front page--there it is--blame laid at the feet of Republicans.


Please chime in with quotes from your local print media to see how this will be treated.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 04:36 AM

1. Plus, there are accompanying articles identifying the impact on the local economy.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 04:39 AM

2. The GOP planned to shut down the Government since they won the house

This has been the GOP's strategy all along.

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Response to UCmeNdc (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 04:44 AM

3. Correct. They have wanted to do this...but have tried to put the blame on Dems and Obama.

Local media (Raleigh N &O) is not buying the Republican view.

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Response to UCmeNdc (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 05:07 PM

10. That is what terrorists do, they prove their bona fides by blowing things up

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 05:04 AM

4. That's an AP piece. We're running it too.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 05:08 AM

5. I just discovered that. The Atlanta paper is also running it.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 05:09 AM

6. Where are you?

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Response to mnhtnbb (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 02:07 PM

8. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #8)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 03:49 PM

9. That will probably cause some folks to become apoplectic!

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Response to mnhtnbb (Original post)

Tue Oct 1, 2013, 05:11 AM

7. Raleigh N&O is owned by McClatchy. So, my guess is that all their papers will be running it.

Here's a list of their papers. It would be interesting to check them.

http://www.mcclatchy.com/2006/06/09/354/daily.html

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