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Alex Witt

House passes back pay for furloughed workers

MSNBC’S Mara Schiavocampo talks with Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, about effects the government shutdown has on furloughed workers and the debt ceiling. Rep. Burgess says that the precedent of tying budget negotiations to other legislations has already been set and that this is nothing new. He also says that no one in the Republican Party is controlled by any other member of the party when it comes to voting.   


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