Inside Texas Politics (10/20)

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by JASON WHEELER

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WFAA

Posted on October 20, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Updated Friday, Apr 11 at 3:53 PM

The federal government is back in business after a 16-day shutdown, but the deal is short-term.

"Let's be clear — there are no winners here," said President Barack Obama.

Republican House Speaker John Boehner declared: “We fought a good fight... we just didn't win."

And House Budget Committee Chairman Republican Rep. Paul Ryan predicted compromise between the GOP and Democrats. "We want to look for ways to find common ground," he said.

But will lawmakers be able to work together to avoid another crisis? We'll ask our guest, Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth).

On My Voice, My Opinion: Has the tea party taken over the Texas GOP? We're just five months away from the Republican primary.

And on Reporter Roundtable, State Sen. Wendy Davis, Democratic candidate for governor, heads to Washington to raise money.

E-mail jwheeler@wfaa.com

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