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"Government shutdown" has become the rallying cry for conservatives across the country, especially in town halls, despite the fact that scores of "sensible Republicans" are warning against the strategy. Republican strategist John Brabender and Democratic strategist Bob Shrum join Hardball guest host Michael Smerconish to discuss how this could play out.Aug.14.2013